Google, YouTube received 10,000 government requests for user data

Google and the Google-owned YouTube received more than 10,000 requests for user data from government agencies in the six months ending Dec. 31, 2009, according to newly released data.

"Like other technology and communications companies, we regularly receive requests from government agencies around the world to remove content from our services, or provide information about users of our services and products," Google says on a new site that sheds more light onto government demands for user information and requests to take offensive material off the Web.

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Google Makes Government Requests for User Info Public

Hey Google is actually giving stats on how many requests they get from governments to supress or delete url from the search engine. Unfortunately no stats on China...

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Google stops censoring search results in China against China's demands

Google has officially shut down (the censored Chinese search engine) and is now redirecting to uncensored Hong Kong version.

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Google to enlist NSA to help it ward off cyberattacks

The world's largest Internet search company and the world's most powerful electronic surveillance organization are teaming up in the name of cybersecurity.

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Google & Apple Takes Over, HTML5 is In, XHTML2 is Out

Technologist, Yan Huang covers: Google and Apple, through the WHATWG (Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group), is pushing to replace the current underlying technology XHTML2 of the Internet with their new HTML5. This will remove market share from Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight and Sun Java FX, and put more control of the Internet in Google and Apple's hands.

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Google withdraws from China after hacker attacks

Google is reconsidering its involvement in China after suspicions hacker attacks from Chinese authorities:

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