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EFF report identifies which internet firms 'have your back' on data

May 1, 2013

The annual Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) report on data protection among online firms has shown lax privacy standards among some of the biggest names in the business when the government comes knocking at the door.

A total of 18 companies were assessed on their privacy policies and T&Cs, stated procedures for handling government data-mining expedition requests, and their overall level of transparency. These factors were then ranked alongside what'd they'd actually done in the real world when asked by the authorities, plus any lobbying efforts undertaken on the issues in Congress.

Wednesday, May 1, 2013
The Register
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