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Amazon and WhatsApp lag behind in user privacy and transparency

14
Jul
2017
Amazon and WhatsApp lag behind in user privacy and transparency

amazon_logo-1As governments strive to come up with regulations for more thorough digital surveillance, tech giants understand privacy is at serious risk and have been trying to become more transparent on how they collect data and share it with third parties.

User data tracked by cell phones, laptops, web browsers and social media is extremely valuable for law enforcement. In 2016, Facebook alone received over 49,000 requests from the US government to release user data, while Google and Apple received 27,850 and 9,076, according to the Electric Frontier Foundation.

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