TODAY   |  June 15, 2013

Internet giants release data on information requests

After negotiations with national security officials, Facebook and Microsoft confirmed they have received thousands of requests from U.S. government agencies to share user data. TODAY’s Jenna Wolfe reports.

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>>> in the latest twist on the nsa surveillance issue microsoft and google will be able to reveal more about what information they're turning over to the government after pressuring the obama administration the internet giants can now go public with the number of requests that the government makes for data. facebook reports that they've had between 9,000 and 10,000 requests in the last six months.