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India made 3,452 data requests in Jan-Jun: Google

India has been among the top five countries in requesting user data from Google since 2009

Alnoor Peermohamed  |  Bengaluru 

Indian law enforcement agencies are increasingly requesting for more user data from online search firm Google, a trend that is seen across the globe as more governments begin using digital data to fight crime and curb terrorism. In its latest Transparency Report, Google revealed that Indian law enforcement agencies had made 3,452 requests to get access to user data during January-June period this year. The requests affected 6,207 users (accounts) with Google producing information for 55 per cent of the requests. While the number of requests for user data being made by India ...

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India made 3,452 data requests in Jan-Jun: Google

India has been among the top five countries in requesting user data from Google since 2009

Indian law enforcement agencies are increasingly requesting for more user data from online search firm Google, a trend that is seen across the globe as more governments begin using digital data to fight crime and curb terrorism. In its latest Transparency Report, Google revealed that Indian law enforcement agencies had made 3,452 requests to get access to user data during January-June period this year. The requests affected 6,207 users (accounts) with Google producing information for 55 per cent of the requests. While the number of requests for user data being made by India ...

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