Google has been ordered to comply with FBI requests for user information that came in the form of National Security Letters (NSLs) by U.S.
New Zealand High Court Justice Helen Winkelmann has ordered the NZ police and the FBI to go through the digital material seized following the arrest of Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom and his colleagues and to return any of it that's not relevant to the case, as well as clones of devices that contain any material that is considered relevant to it.
The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) released the 2012 Internet Crime Report - a summary of reported fraudulent activity in the past year.
The FBI is pushing for a new legislation aimed at pressuring tech companies to create ways for law enforcement officials to be able to wiretap popular communication channels that they currently have no access to, reports The Washington Post.
With every new Transparency Report that Google releases biannually since 2009, new information about data requests from government agencies are included.