2020: Jul 1 – Dec 31
|Country||Number of requests||Percentage of requests where some or all information was produced||Number of accounts specified|
*Includes valid emergency requests if any were received during this period.
*Includes information provided when a valid MLAT request has been made.
Requests from the United States
- Number of requests 56
- Percentage accompanied by a
non-disclosure order 84%
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.
A police department in India requested detailed information for, and the deletion of a site that is critical of the management of a university, due to “uploading malicious/fake news photos/images of reputed college principal/chancellor and faculty”. No valid legal process was provided.
A police department in Brazil requested detailed information about the “person responsible for” a site that is critical of the privatization of state-owned companies. They provided no additional explanation, and no valid legal process.
A police department in France requested detailed information about the person “who posted documents” on a site that is critical of the financial management of a local municipality. They provided no additional explanation, and no valid legal process.