The number of requests Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) received for private data from governments in the last six months is more than double the number in 2009.
Google says it received 25,879 requests for user data in the six months ending in June 2013. The United States made the most number of requests -- 10,918, and Google released some data for 83 percent of those requests.
India made the second-most requests, at 2,691.
Here’s a map of the 30 countries that requested private user data from Google in the first half of 2013. Click on any country to see exactly how many requests were made, what percentage of requests Google complied with, and how many user accounts were specified:
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