Tweet Facebook reportedly receives over 100 requests a week from law enforcement officers seeking information about its users. Amazon once received a request from a U.S. Attorney for purchasing histories for 24,000 of its users. Google battled a Department of Justice request for user search queries. Verizon gets thousands of these requests. And a 17-page Yahoo document outlining company surveillance capabilities recently leaked to the Net. Against this …
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Tweet Ten privacy advocacy groups, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and the Center for Digital Democracy, have released a series of guidelines for American legislators considering regulating behavioral advertising, and calling for greater transparency and giving Web users greater control over how the data is used. A copy of the guidelines are available here.