Thursday, 31 January 2013

Twitter transparency report

Twitter has just released it's transparency report to cover the last half of 2012. The report comes out twice a year and shows a rise in requests for data from international governments, with US government requests for data relating to criminal activity being the most prevalent. Twitter did not comply with all the requests. Also available in the report are statistics on requests for content to be removed and copyright notices. Twitter predicts that 'government inquiries will continue to climb into the foreseeable future.'

Sources: Twitter/The Guardian/International Business Times

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