Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Facebook reveals request for data on people

The social media giant has revealed that there has been a rise in requests for access to peoples data. The network maintained that requests for access to private messages, photos and information shared with friends have increased to 35,000 in the first 6 months of the year by government.

In a blog post this week, the network wrote; "We’re aggressively pursuing an appeal to a higher court to invalidate these sweeping warrants and to force the government to return the data it has seized."

Facebook also claim that they try to 'scrutinize' every request to be sure of its lawfulness and claims, even though the network has been condemned several times over its privacy policies.

I'm sure this is a sound warning to those who do shady deals behind...

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