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United States Asks Google for User information on 4,601 Occasions in Six Months

by Matthew L. Schafer In an effort towards increased transparency, Google has released a month-by-month list of governments who most often request information on users and make takedown requests.  From July of 2009 to December of 2010, the United States … Continue reading

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Judge Questions Peering Eyes, Overreach in Google’s “Last Library”

by Matthew L. Schafer On Tuesday, a district judge for the United States District Court of the Southern District of New York rejected a $125 million class action settlement agreement regarding Google Books between Google and a wide array of … Continue reading

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Weekend Project by Google, Twitter, and SayNow Allows Egyptians to Tweet by Phone

by Matthew L. Schafer Although Egyptians are suffering from a downed Internet (save satellite connections and other circumvention) and downed cell phone service, Google and Twitter are working to give Egyptians access to Twitter. The new program developed with the … Continue reading

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