Who Has Your Back? 2014 Report

The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading non-profit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. EFF’s major findings in its 2014 report:

  • Apple, CREDO Mobile, Dropbox, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Sonic, Twitter, and Yahoo Top Chart, Receive 6 Stars Each
  • Apple, Adobe, Internet Archive, Credo, Dropbox Facebook, Foursquare, Google, LinkedIn, Lookout, Microsoft, Pinterest, Sonic, SpiderOak, Tumblr, Twitter, Wikimedia, Wickr, WordPress, and Yahoo Promise to Give Notice to Users
  • Apple, Yahoo Show Enormous Improvements in Government Access Policies
  • Overwhelming Number of the Companies We Reviewed, even Major ISPs like AT&T, Verizon and Comcast Are Now Issuing Transparency Reports
  • Majority of Tech Companies (but only one Telecom) Publicly Oppose Mass Surveillance
  • CREDO Mobile Demonstrates That Telecom Companies Can Champion Transparency, Resistance to Government Access Requests
  • Snapchat, AT&T, and Comcast Lag Behind Others in Industry
  • In Wake of Snowden Disclosures, More Companies Revised Policies About Government Access to User Data

Read the full report here – https://www.eff.org/who-has-your-back-government-data-requests-2014

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