[JURIST] Yahoo filed suit [press release] in the US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (FISC) [official website] on Monday demanding the right to disclose the number of user data requests made by the US government under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) [text]. Last week Yahoo [corporate website] joined Google and Microsoft in publishing a transparency report [report], which details all government data requests from January 1, 2013, through June 30, 2013. However, US law prohibits organizations from disclosing the number...

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