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There's been a jump in government requests for Twitter user data.

FOX News Radio's Bill Vitka reports:

The more we tweet, the more the government wants to take a look. There's a spike by governments worldwide for Twitter data, a 15% increase in the first half of the year. Eleven hundred and fifty seven requests for data and 55% of the time law enforcement got what it wanted. The lion's share of the demands come from the U.S. and in 67% of those cases Uncle Sam got part of what it wanted or all of it. And those numbers exclude any request made by the U.S. under national security laws, including the secret FISA court.

Bill Vitka, FOX News Radio.