Google said on Wednesday that 68 percent of the U.S. government's requests for users' information were without a warrant. The company said that just 22 percent of the requests were through a search warrant, and 10 percent relied on court orders or other processes. From July to December 2012, Google received 21,389 government requests for information about 33,634 users. The company said data requests have increased 70 percent since 2009.
The War on the Fourth Amendment Cont'd
The ongoing war on the Fourth Amendment to the US Constitution continues apace, led by law "enfarcement" agencies and the Republican and Democratic parties From The Hill: