Google Transparency Report Reveals Data Requests

Google recently released a transparency report that details requests that government agencies around the world make for user data from Google as well as demands to remove content from its services. The most recent report on user data requests includes 31 countries. There were 20,938 requests for data made from 34,614 Google account holders in the first half of this year, up from 18,257 requests for 28,562 users in the second half of 2011, according to The Age.

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