The technology sector is calling on the U.S. government to ease restrictions that prevent it from sharing secret data requests with the public, in an attempt to fight off accusations that it colludes with intelligence agencies to spy on consumers. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court ruled this week that Yahoo could have its objections to a warrantless data grab from 2008 released, and representatives of leading tech firms including Google, Facebook and Reddit have sent a letter to the White House and other government entities asking that they be allowed to publish information on government data requests.

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