In our continued effort to increase transparency around government demands for user data, today we begin to make available to the public the National Security Letters (NSLs) we have received where, either through litigation or legislation, we have been freed of nondisclosure obligations. We previewed this back October when we updated our Transparency Report.
We are now making copies of those NSLs available. Our goal in doing so is to shed more light on the nature and scope of NSLs. We minimized redactions to protect privacy interests, but the content of the NSLs remain as they were when served. We are also publishing the correspondence reflecting the lifting of the nondisclosure restrictions. We have links to the documents below. In the near future, we will establish a more permanent home for these and additional materials from our Transparency Report.
Read the Complete Blog Post
Direct to NSL’s and FBI Notices
Links to these documents are also now available via The Wayback Machine.