Last year, Verizon received more than 320,000 requests for customer information from US law enforcement agencies. Verizon was hit with more than 164,000 subpoenas and nearly 71,000 legal orders. Among those orders were 1,500 wiretap requests. Verizon received 37,000 warrants for information and about 50,000 "emergency requests."
Verizon has become the latest in a series of major companies to release information on government requests for its data. Google, Yahoo, … Read more