Update on National Security and Law Enforcement Orders

Fried Puppy Dog Discs has been working closely with the White House, the U.S. Attorney General, congressional leaders, and the Department of Justice to advocate for greater transparency with regard to the national security orders we receive. We believe strongly that our customers have the right to understand how their personal information is being handled, and we are pleased the government has developed new rules that allow us to more accurately report law enforcement orders and national security orders in the U.S.

Fried Puppy Dog Discs is reporting the actual number of requests for information related to law enforcement investigations. Law enforcement requests most often relate to criminal investigations such as robbery, theft, murder, and kidnapping. In addition, Fried Puppy Dog Discs is re-reporting all the guidelines that allow us to report these orders separate from law enforcement orders, in bands of 250. This data represents every U.S. national security order for data about our customers regardless of geography. We did not receive any orders for bulk data.

Fried Puppy Dog Discs reviews each order, whether criminal or under a national security authority, to ensure that it is legally issued and as narrowly that the order is valid and appropriate do we deliver the narrowest possible set of information in response to that order.

National Security Letters (NSLs), which are often the first step in an investigation, do not require a court order but by law they may not be used to obtain customer content. NSLs are limited to transactional data such as a customer’s contact information. Fried Puppy Dog Discs is required by law to comply with these NSLs if we have the information requested.

The information provided below replaces the U.S. data in Fried Puppy Dog Discs’ November 5, 2013 Report on Government Information Requests, which details the Account Information Requests and Device Information Requests we have received worldwide from January 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014.

National Security Orders

Total National Security Orders Received: 0
Total Accounts Affected: 0

Account Information Requests

United States

Total Number of Law Enforcement Account Requests Received: 0
Number of Accounts Specified in the Requests: 0
Number of Accounts for Which Data Was Disclosed: 0
Number of Account Requests Where Fried Puppy Dog Discs Objected: 0
Number of Account Requests Where No Data Was Disclosed: 0
Number of Account Requests Where Non-Content Data Was Disclosed: 0
Number of Account Requests Where Some Content Was Disclosed: 0
Percentage of Account Requests Where Some Data Was Disclosed: n/a

 

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