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A Year After Snowden, Tech Companies Are More Transparent

A report released Thursday by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a San Francisco digital-privacy group, shows that many communications companies have taken new steps in the past year to shed light on government requests and lobby Washington to say more.

Many tech giants, including Facebook, Dropbox, Apple and Twitter, received 100% ratings from the group.

“This seems to be one of the legacies of the Snowden disclosures: The new transparency around mass surveillance has prompted significant policy reforms by major tech companies,” the report says.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
Wall Street Journal
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