|Country||Number of Requests||Percentage of requests where some or all information was produced||Number of accounts specified|
*Includes information provided when a valid MLAT request has been made.
|Subpoenas||Court Orders||Search Warrants||Wiretap Orders||Pen Register Orders||Emergency Requests|
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 Spain provided a court order requesting detailed information for a site due to the “disclosure of information about public officials and insults”. No valid legal process was provided.
- A police department in Italy requested detailed information for a site in order to identify the “site administrator’s connections”. They provided no additional explanation and no valid legal process.
- A police department in China requested detailed information for a site they believed to be the original source of content that was subsequently disseminated elsewhere online. The reason for their request was “for the purpose of prevention & detection of crime”. No valid legal process was provided.