Tech companies will alert users when gov. requests their data

Published on May 5, 2014
RT America

Major tech companies are implementing a policy alerting users when the government requests access to their data. Companies such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft came under fire after last year’s revelations regarding the National Security Agency and the extent of the government’s access to users’ personal data. The Obama administration is also considering changes to the rules governing warrantless access to consumers’ information. RT’s Lindsay France has more details on these privacy changes.

Obama Taps Microsoft Exec to Save

Published on Dec 17, 2013           WSJDigitalNetwork

President Obama tapped Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene to build out the beleaguered website. WSJ White House correspondent Colleen McCain Nelson has details. Photo: AP.

Major U.S. web companies demand tighter controls on governments personal data collection

Published on Dec  9, 2013           Reuters

Dec.9 – Companies including Apple, Google and Facebook send the President and Congress an open letter outlining concerns. Jennifer Davis reports.