U.S. government requested data from Verizon 320,000 times last year
0. phoneArena 24 Jan 2014, 01:58 posted on
Being the nation's largest carrier means that the U.S. Government will probably come to you often for information about your customers. Last year, Verizon received 320,000 requests for information from Federal, State and Local law enforcement. Verizon points out in its Transparency Report that it does not release customer info "unless authorized by law"...
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2. kabhijeet.16 (Posts: 776; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
That means approx 1000 times per day...
LOL.. What Nonsense..
3. Reluctant_Human (Posts: 879; Member since: 28 Jun 2012)
I assume this is from local as well as national law enforcement so makes sense considering the volume of customers they have.