Yahoo has revealed that it received between 12,000 and 13,000 data requests from US law enforcement agencies in the last six months.

The announcement is the latest in a series of disclosures by tech giants that were accused of giving access to citizens' personal information as part of NSA's programme PRISM.

Like Apple explained on 17 June, Yahoo's requests were made between 1st December 2012 and 31 May  this year.

"The most common of these requests concerned fraud, homicides, kidna...

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