Apple’s transparency report for the first half of 2018 reveals a continued rise in the number of government requests for user data.
Apple released its biannual transparency report on Thursday, which is now available in the traditional PDF format and a newly launched interactive format that’s designed to be easier for users to skip to sections of interest to them.
The new graphical format displays a snapshot of government requests in each country broken down into requests for access to data linked to a device, financial data, account information requests, and emergency requests. Country snapshots are organised alphabetically in a row.
Worldwide Apple received 32,342 law enforcement…