Government asked Yahoo for details of 189 Singapore users

Government asked Yahoo for details of 189 Singapore users

SINGAPORE - Following the footsteps of tech giants Google and Facebook, Yahoo has published its first report detailing the requests it gets from Governments to reveal user information.

The Singapore Government made requests on 189 individual accounts in the first six months of this year, said Yahoo in a report published over the weekend.

Yahoo added that Government data requests were generally made in connection with criminal investigations.


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The numbers reported below represent requests from government agencies for user data processed by Yahoo! Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. during the reporting period.

Each government data request was processed in a manner consistent with local law, the Yahoo! Singapore Terms of Service, and the Yahoo! Privacy Policy.

 

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