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Amazon, AT&T, Snapchat rated among the least trustworthy with data, EFF finds

Zach Miners | May 16, 2014
Amazon, Snapchat and AT&T rank among the least trustworthy technology companies when it comes to how they handle government data requests, according to a report from the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

But researchers also lamented the government's turtle-like pace in protecting users as the technology industry plows ahead. Even more troubling, the government has relied on legal uncertainties to gain greater access to user data, they said.

"Too often, technology companies are the weak link, providing the government with a honeypot of rich data," the EFF's report said.

 

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