(Bloomberg News) -- Google Inc. expanded the information it discloses in its report on government requests for data, as the Internet-search company seeks to balance the demands of law-enforcement agencies with its need to protect user privacy.
The company will now include all countries’ emergency disclosure requests, which come from agencies seeking information to help a person in danger, Google said Thursday in a blog post. Previously, it listed such requests only from the U.S. It also will show requests to set aside information relating to a user’s account -- preserving data while the authorities go through the steps to get to a formal request.
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