Thursday, July 18, 2013

Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter and Others Call for More NSA Transparency

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Apple, Google, Facebook, Microsoft are part of a broad alliance of technology companies and civil liberties groups that will tomorrow demand dramatically increased transparency around U.S. government surveillance efforts.

In a letter to be published Thursday, the alliance — whose members include 63 companies, investors, non-profits and trade organizations — will call upon President Obama and congressional leaders to allow Internet, telephone, and Web-based service providers to report national security-related requests for information with greater specificity. Specifically, they ask that they are allowed to regularly report:

• The number of government requests for information about their users
• The number of individuals, accounts, or devices for which information was requested
• The number of requests that sought communications content, basic subscriber information, and/or other information.
 
For the rest of the story: http://allthingsd.com/20130717/apple-google-facebook-microsoft-twitter-and-others-to-mount-push-for-more-nsa-transparency/?mod=atd_homepage_carousel

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