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Google sues govt over FBI customer data requests

Friday 5 April 2013 | 08:38 CET | News
Google is fighting in a California district court a US national security requirement to provide private user information to the authorities, Bloomberg reports. This seems to be the first time a major communications group refuses to comply with a 'National Security Letter', said web privacy group Electronic Frontier Foundation. The move comes three weeks after a federal judge ruled that NSLs were unconstitutional for being issued without a warrant. In March, the district judge in charge of the case ordered the FBI to stop sending NSLs, but put the decision on hold to give the government three

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