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Submission + - Verizon Transparency Report: Govt Requests Increasing (

Gunkerty Jeb writes: After months of public calls from privacy advocates and security experts, Verizon on Wednesday released its first transparency report, revealing that it received more than 164,000 subpoenas and between 1,000 and 2,000 National Security Letters in 2013. The report, which covers Verizon’s landline, Internet and wireless services, shows that the company also received 36,000 warrants, most of which requested location or stored content data.
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Verizon Transparency Report: Govt Requests Increasing

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