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FBI Lifts Gag Order On NSL Issued To Google... Which Doesn't Have Much To Say About It

The government's embrace of transparency -- an uncomfortable hug forced on it like a drunken uncle at a wedding reception by the passage of the USA Freedom Act -- has paid off for a local computer concern. Google is now able to speak in non-specifics about one (1) National Security Letter it has received. The national security letter issued to Google was mentioned without fanfare in Google’s latest bi-annual transparency report, which includes information on government requests for data the company received from around the world in the first half of 2016.
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