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Uber Reveals US Law Enforcement Data Queries

Uber said Tuesday it received more than 400 requests from US law enforcement agencies in the second half of 2015, and gave authorities some information in the vast majority of cases. The global ridesharing giant released the figures in its first “transparency report” following a trend from technology companies related to disclosure of customer data. “Uber receives law enforcement requests for information related to criminal investigations, and may provide information about specific trips, riders or drivers in response,” the company said in a statement with the report. “Our dedicated team…

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Uber Reveals US Law Enforcement Data Queries

Uber said Tuesday it received more than 400 requests from US law enforcement agencies in the second half of 2015, and gave authorities some information in the vast majority of cases. The global ridesharing giant released the figures in its first “transparency report” following a trend from technology companies related to disclosure of customer data. “Uber receives law enforcement requests for information related to criminal investigations, and may provide information about specific trips, riders or drivers in response,” the company said in a statement with the report. “Our dedicated team…

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US Judge in Boston Ordered Apple to Help Law Enforcement Examine iPhone

A US magistrate judge in Boston ordered Apple Inc to assist law enforcement officers in examining the iPhone of an alleged gang member, according to a February 1 court filing unsealed on Friday that is no longer binding. “Reasonable technical assistance consists of, to the extent possible, extracting data from the device, copying the data from the device onto an external hard drive or other storage medium and returning the aforementioned storage medium to law enforcement,” US Magistrate Judge Marianne Bowler wrote before a similar case in San Bernardino drew…

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