Monday, June 17, 2013

Is the Government Searching for People with Alzheimer's Disease?


In a statement on its Web site, Apple said that from December 2012 through May 2013, it received between 4,000 and 5,000 requests from American law enforcement agencies for customer data. 

Is the Government Searching for People with Alzheimer's Disease?
Among those requests, government officials asked for information about roughly 10,000 accounts or devices, Apple said.

Apple said the requests came from federal, state and local authorities regarding both national security matters and criminal investigations. It said the most common types of request came from police investigations of robberies and other crimes, searches for missing children, attempts to prevent a suicide or searches for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Read the entire story on the New York Times - Apple Releases Some Data on Government Requests

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