Tech Companies Issue Loud Call For Surveillance Transparency

18 07 2013

Tech Companies Issue Loud Call For Surveillance TransparencyApple, Google, Microsoft and a broad coalition of major tech companies are making a loud call for greater government disclosure of digital communications monitoring. In a letter out today, an alliance of 63 companies and groups are calling for dramatically increased transparency around U.S. government surveillance efforts. This comes as the companies – and individual Americans – continue to grapple with recent revelations of a sweeping surveillance program led by the National Security Agency. The alliance, which also includes investors and trade organizations – asks for Internet and communications service providers to report national security-related requests with specificity. More…

News selected by Covalence | Country: USA | Company: Apple, Google, Microsoft | Source: National Public Radio


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