Google Updates Its Biannual Government Transparency Report

Google today updated its biannual Transparency Report that aims to provide greater transparency around the government requests for user data or the removal of content from the company’s servers. While this new report does not greatly diverge from earlier ones, the company did add one new data point: the number of user accounts that are specified in the requests the company receives.


Google’s Transparency Report: U.S. Government Filed More Requests for User Data Than Any Other Nation

For the third time now, Google has released its semi-annual Transparency Report, which shows how many removal and data requests the company receives from government agencies worldwide. This latest report covers the second half of 2010 and shows that the U.S. continues to lead when it comes to requesting private user data from Google. In total,…