The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest March 20, 2013. Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that allegations of potential bribery by employees in China, Romania and Italy should be reviewed by U.S. agencies and its own compliance unit, but declined to address the specifics of any cases.   REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY LOGO)
The Microsoft logo is seen at their offices in Bucharest March 20, 2013. Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday that allegations of potential bribery by employees in China, Romania and Italy should be reviewed by U.S. agencies and its own compliance unit, but declined to address the specifics of any cases. REUTERS/Bogdan Cristel (ROMANIA - Tags: BUSINESS SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY LOGO)

SEATTLE, Fri Jun 14, 2013 - Microsoft Corp said on Friday that for the last six months of 2012 it received between 6,000 and 7,000 criminal and national security warrants, subpoenas and orders affecting between 31,000 and 32,000 consumer accounts from local, state and federal US governmental entities.

The software company disclosed the data after reaching a deal about disclosures with US national security authorities. Facebook Inc published similar data earlier on Friday.

Updated Jun 15, 2013 03:18pm

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