Google posts policies about when it gives info to police
Google wants you to know you're being watched. Or rather, the company wants you to know how and when the police get to watch what you do online.For the first time, the company has posted its policies for when it gives up users' information to the government. It's part of a broader company strategy to push for tougher privacy laws.
Google Explains How It Handles Police Requests For Users' Data : NPR
Google has also started breaking down government requests that it gets according to type. For instance, 22 percent of the requests are warrants, which would indicate that, about one-fifth of the time, agencies are asking for content — they want to read someone's words or listen to someone's voice.