Twitter Brings Its First Transparency Report, US Tops The Chart With 75% User Information Requests

Posted on Jul 3 2012 - 5:12am by Editorial Staff

Twitter has released its first ever Transparency Report with the primary goal to shed more light on: government requests received for user information, government requests received to withhold content, and DMCA takedown notices received from copyright holders. The report also provides insight into whether or not we take action on these requests.

Here are some interesting highlights by country:

  • Twitter compiled 75% of request for user information in the United States.
  • Japan accounts for 98, comes on the second place.
  • The Netherlands hits high with 50% compliance rate.
  • Twitter received information requests from 16 countries in total

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