Google: We Have a Right to Publish Security Requests

Saying that its reputation and business has been harmed by false reports in the media that the government had direct access to its data, Google petitioned the U.S. Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to allow it to report separately aggregate numbers of national security requests and FISA disclosures.

Facebook and Microsoft Reveal Some National Security Data

For the first time, the government gave Facebook and Microsoft permission to disclose top line data about the national security-related requests they received, both companies said in blog posts Friday evening.