Facebook says number of government data requests up considerably

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Facebook has said the government is making more secret requests than ever before.

The number of data requests made by the U.S. Government on Facebook users surged 26 percent int eh first half of 2017 versus the last six months of 2016.

More than half of the requests came with demands that the person whose information was requested not be told about it.

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