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    Was Reddit the Target of an FBI Probe?

    Read between the lines. The most newsworthy part of Reddit’s annual transparency report isn’t what’s in the document — it’s what’s not in it. The company’s annual report typically includes a section titled “national security requests” which, as of last year, always read zero. This year, that section is conspicuously absent from the report, leaving some to wonder whether Reddit is hinting at something it can’t legally disclose. Experts call this a “warrant canary” — a line of text that circumvents a gag order by simply disappearing. This year, the canary stopped singing.

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