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Verizon data queries nearly 150,000 in 2014

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WASHINGTON - US telecom giant Verizon said Tuesday it received nearly 150,000 requests for customer data from US law enforcement agencies in the first half of 2014. 

The Verizon Building in Manhattan is seen from the Brooklyn Bridge on June 6, 2013 in New York City

The total including subpoenas, warrants and other orders was 148,903, roughly in line with the full-year total from 2013 of 321,545, Verizon said in its "transparency report."

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