2019: Jan 1 – Jun 30

Country Number of requests Percentage of requests where some or all information was produced Number of accounts specified
Austria 3 33% 3
Brazil 3 33% 3
Canada 1 0% 1
France 5 0% 5
Germany 4 0% 4
Hungary 1 0% 1
India 36 0% 35
Italy 1 0% 1
Mexico 1 0% 1
Nepal 1 0% 1
Norway 1 0% 1
Pakistan 1 0% 1
Spain 1 0% 1
United Kingdom 1 0% 1
United States 58* 88% 114
TOTAL 118 45% 173
*Includes valid emergency requests if any were received during this period.
Requests from the United States

  • Number of requests58
  • Percentage accompanied by a
    non-disclosure order
    84%
Subpoenas Court Orders Search Warrants Wiretap Orders Pen Register Orders Emergency Requests
78% 5% 12% 0% 0% 5%
  • Please note that percentages may not add up to a total of 100% due to rounding.

Recent Examples

Here are a few recent examples of requests for user information that we received from government sources. We did not provide information in response to any of these requests.

Nepal

  • A police department in Nepal requested site information for a site that was in violation of their local laws. In their request, they asked how to bypass our legal requirements to obtain the information without following due process.

Spain

  • A police force in Spain requested all detailed information for a site due to a “criminal offense” committed. They provided no additional explanation and no valid legal process.

India

  • A cyber police station in India sent several information requests intended for another company. These requests were targeting sites that are not hosted with us and domains that are not registered with us.