The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a group that protects digital rights, has given Twitter and ISP Sonic.net full marks for protecting users data, according to its latest “Who Has Your Back?” report. Apple, Yahoo and Myspace were among the group deemed to be the least trustworthy.
EFF’s latest annual report — the third of its kind — takes 18 mainstream US technology firms and reviews their approach to user data and rights, particularly in the face of government requests and demands. The companies are assessed over six separate categories, with a star given when they act in favor of users, and nothing awarded if they don’t.
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