The biannual Amazon Information Request Report shows an 800% increase in user data requests by governments. In total, the company processed 27,664 requests from the US and foreign agencies. The country with the most requests was Germany with 42%, followed by Spain with 18%, while the US, Italy and Italy each had 11% of the requests. Most of the data provided by Amazon was what it calls “non-content” information, such as name, address, billing information, retail purchase history and AWS usage.
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