"Twitter Transparency Report" Twitter summarizes the number of information disclosure / deletion requests from governments and right holders released in the second half of 2012
"Twitter Transparency Report" (Report for transparency of information) which summarizes the number of requests for information disclosure and the number of deletion requests received from governments and copyright holders by Twitter between July and December 2012 Published. The report for the first half of 2012 was held in July 2012, but we found that the number of requests for information disclosure from the government is on an upward trend compared with the first half.
Overview | Transparency Report
Here is an overview. The graph shows three items, "request for disclosure of user information from government", "request for deletion / non-display of content from government agency" and "report of copyright violation from copyright owner", and in the second half of 2012 1009 requests for disclosure of user information received from the government in the first half, increased from 849 requests. Requests from government agencies for non-display of content also increased to 42 cases in the second half, up from six cases in the first half. On the other hand, copyright violation reports from copyright holders are large as a whole number, but 3378 cases in the first half and 3268 cases in the second half resulted in a decrease in the number of cases in the second half.
Requests for deletion / non-display of content received from a government agency include not only the government but also deletion requests received from each authority. Sometimes the content prohibited by law may be requested to delete, but if there is a tweet of content that slanders someone, you may be asked to delete by court order.
In addition, requests for disclosure of user information are required from governments all over the world, and are typically taken as criminal investigation documents.
The number of requests for disclosure of user information has also been disclosed for each country, 62 requests from the Japanese government for the disclosure of user information from July to December 2012, of which 5% actually provided information. Also, at the request of the government, 75 accounts were specified for the user's account. In addition, in July 2012It was publishedAccording to the report from January to June, there were 98 cases in the first half.
Requests for disclosure of information are overwhelmingly from the US government, accounting for 815 out of 1009 requests, the total number of requests in the second half of 2012.
Breakdown by subpoena is 60%, 19% by investigation warrants, 11% by court orders, and 10% others.
According to the table, there are 34 cases in Brazil, 25 cases in the UK, 15 cases in Canada, and the request for disclosure from Japan seems to be the second largest after the United States.
Report on copyright violationTwitter Help CenterAnd copyright infringement allegation sent from FAX, but the number of cases has declined only in the first half of the three published this time.
The number of requests per month is as follows.
The government request has been increasing in the second half compared to the first half of 2012 to see the report, but Twitter is stating that "We do not provide user information unless it violates the law".
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