Google Complies With Government Requests for User Data 88% of the Time
1:13 PM, JAN 23, 2013 • BY DANIEL HALPER
In all, the government, including both local and federal agencies, made 8,438 requests between July and December of last year from Google for data from 14,791 users/accounts. These requests were either part of a warrant, a subpoena, or something else. Google handed over the data 88 percent of the time.
Here's the breakdown, via Google:
And here's another chart, also from the Internet company, showing the requests:
Google, however, does not release specific information on the requests--only the raw numbers.