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Group Wants Countries To Disclose Data Requests

SURVEILLANCE

September 20, 2013

Privacy advocates, human rights groups and tech companies are asking 21 countries to release information on their surveillance requests, The Hill reports. The Global Network Initiative includes such companies as Facebook, Google and Microsoft and said in letters to the members of the Freedom Online Coalition—a group of 21 countries working together to advance Internet freedom—that governments should release the data and allow the tech companies asked to respond to such requests to do the same.
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