The US government asked Google for user information 4,287 times during the first six months of 2010.
During the same timeframe the UK government put in over 1,000 such requests.
This is just two snippets from Google's new Transparency Report, a set of tools designed to show censorship levels around the globe.
Civil liberty groups welcomed the tool but called on Google to provide even more detail about the requests.
Everyone alive and kicking on the subject of online freedom of speech is at the conference. Due to massive response from participants, the conference debates are being streamed live. You can find the translated blog post on hg.hu here