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Google is giving data to police based on search keywords

Cnet – Court records in an arson case show that Google gave away data on people who searched for a specific address. “There are few things as revealing as a person’s search history, and police typically need a warrant on a known suspect to demand that sensitive information. But a recently unsealed court document found that investigators can request such data in reverse order by asking Google to disclose everyone who searched a keyword rather than for information on a known suspect…”

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