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Google receives record number of data requests in H2

Friday 21 April 2017 | 09:03 CET | News
Google said it received 45,000 government requests for user data worldwide in the second half of last year, the most it has ever received in a six-month period since it started reporting the figures in 2010, according to the company's latest transparency report. The company received 44,943 requests in the first half. Specifically, Google received 45,549 requests, concerning about 74,073 accounts. The company responded to 60 percent of the requests. Google said it was not surprised to get so many requests, since more people are using more of its services. For example, Gmail had 425 million

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