Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Tuesday July 03, 2012

Twitter Coughs Up User Data To The Government...A Lot

It looks like Twitter is following Google's lead by providing biannual reports about government demands for user data. The biggest shocker is how often Twitter actually complies with those requests. eek!

The first batch of data posted Monday on Twitter's website shows the online messaging service processed 849 government requests about its users during the first half of this year. Twitter says it gave officials at least part of what they wanted 63 percent of the time.