Thursday, January 19, 2006

Other search engines handed over data to US DOJ

I blogged earlier today that the US Department of Justice subpoenaed a huge amount of data on search requsts from Google. Google said no and is challenging the request in court (see: The Canadian Privacy Law Blog: US DOJ has subpoenaed Google's search records). It now turns out that the other major search engines handed over the data. See: Boing Boing: DoJ search requests: Google said no; Yahoo, AOL, MSN yes.

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1 comment:

Rob Hyndman said...

On a lighter note, Stephen Colbert of the Colbert Report covered this in his "The Word" segment Jan 19. The episode will probably be picked up by commonbits: