Verizon, Apple Fail At Protecting Data, Privacy Group Says

Law360, New York (May 2, 2013, 9:43 PM EDT) -- While companies including Twitter Inc., Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. have ramped up efforts in recent years to protect users' data from government access, Verizon Communications Inc., Apple Inc. and others have failed to institute such safeguards, according to a report released by a privacy group Tuesday.

In its third annual report assessing 16 major Internet companies' response to government demands for private user information, the Electronic Frontier Foundation gave high marks to providers including Twitter, Sonic.net, Google and LinkedIn Corp. that require warrants for access...
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