Google calls for greater transparency and challenges surveillance gag order
June 19, 2013
The legal filing cites the first amendment’s guarantee of free speech and follows on from a letter to attorney general Eric Holder asking for permission to disclose the number of requests Google receives under the foreign intelligence securities act (FISA).
Google already publishes a widely imitated “transparency report” that documents demands from the U.S. government and from other governments worldwide. [...]