Yahoo Discloses NSA Requests

Do you Yahoo? According to a statement on Tumblr, Yahoo received 13,000 requests for data by the National Security Agency in the last six months. The company says that many of the requests concerned crimes such as fraud, homicide, and kidnapping, but that requests were also made under the FISA laws. This latest disclosure puts the total number of disclosed NSA data requests made of some of America’s largest tech companies, such as Apple and Microsoft, in the past six months near 50,000.