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Google Fights Justice Department Subpoena

The Justice Department has asked a federal judge to compel Google, the Internet search giant, to turn over
records on millions of its users' search queries as part of the government's effort to uphold an online pornography law. Google has been refusing the request since a subpoena was first issued last August. Google asserts that the request is unnecessary, overly broad,
would be onerous to comply with, would jeopardize its trade secrets and could expose identifying information about its users.

Google Resists U.S. Subpoena of Search Data, New York Times, January 20, 2006.