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Apple includes FISA orders in US govt requests tally

Monday 17 June 2013 | 10:00 CET | News
Like several other companies, Apple has asked the US government for permission to report how many requests it receive related to national security and how it handle them. The company has been authorised to share some of that data, and is providing it in the interest of transparency. From December 1, 2012 to May 31, 2013, Apple received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from US law enforcement for customer data. Between 9,000 and 10,000 accounts or devices were specified in those requests, which came from federal, state and local authorities and included both criminal investigations and

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