New Google Transparency Report Says Government Surveillance and Censorship is on the Rise

It should come as no surprise to anyone who uses the internet that government surveillance and censorship has been increasing in intensity by the day.

This week everyone’s suspicions have been confirmed by Google’s new transparency report.

Twice a year Google releases a report which shows how many take down requests they receive from government agencies or organizations worldwide.

The report also gives details on government surveillance through their networks.

The numbers that they give in the new transparency reports are alarming, but even Google admits that they only represent a small portion of what is taking place, because they only know about the government spying that is going on through their networks, with their knowledge.