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Transparency Report Update: July – December 2021

We’re back again to unveil Automattic’s latest transparency report covering the period between July 1, 2021 – December 31, 2021. Across both WordPress.com and Tumblr, we’re publishing data about government requests for user information, government demands for removal of content, as well as national security requests and notices of copyright and trademark infringement. During the […]

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Transparency Report Update: January – June 2021

Today we’re rolling out Automattic’s most recent transparency report which covers January 1, 2021 – June 30, 2021. As in past reports, we’re sharing data about national security requests, government requests for user information, government demands for content removal, as well as notices of copyright and trademark infringement. We’re committed to transparency and we’ve continued […]

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The Digital Services Act: Defending the Digital Single Market and the Open Internet

A coalition of technology companies consisting of Automattic, Jodel, Seznam, Twitter and Vimeo have published a joint letter titled “The Digital Services Act: Defending the Digital Single Market and the Open Internet”. The letter highlights their concerns over the potential fragmentation of the EU’s single market for the Internet as a result of national initiatives […]

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Transparency Report Update: July – December 2020

It’s time once again for the bi-annual update to Automattic’s transparency report covering the period from July 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020. As ever, we’re providing details about government requests for user information as well as government demands for content removal. We’re also providing information on intellectual property disputes such as DMCA takedown notices […]

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Automattic Joins Internet Works

Automattic joined several of our peer companies today to launch Internet Works, a coalition dedicated to working with Congress to promote the benefits of Section 230, a provision of the Communications Decency Act. We look forward to sharing with elected leaders and their staff how Section 230 allows our trust and safety teams to thoughtfully […]

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Crossroads for the Open Internet

This week, Automattic joined Mozilla, Twitter, and Vimeo to provide recommendations for how the EU’s Digital Services Act proposals might preserve the open Internet and cultivate a healthy, competitive market for small and emerging companies. We look forward to working with EU leaders as they chart a course for the future of the web. The […]

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Automattic at RightsCon 2018

On May 16, 2018, Automattic is teaming up with Global Partners Digital for a panel on content moderation and changes to legal liability for online platforms being considered by governments around the world. During our RightsCon session, Content Regulation in the Digital Age, we will explore the role of publishing platforms and social networks in […]

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