Brazil

July 2016 - December 2016

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Requests for Data

We respond to valid requests relating to criminal cases. Each and every request we receive is checked for legal sufficiency and we reject or require greater specificity on requests that are overly broad or vague.

Request TypeTotal RequestsUsers / Accounts RequestedPercentage of Requests Where Some Data Produced
Legal Process1,8083,12653.10%
Emergency112763.64%
Total1,8193,15353.16%

Preservation Requests

We will take steps to preserve account records in connection with official criminal investigations for 90 days pending our receipt of formal legal process.

Preservation RequestsUsers / Accounts Requested
1,0821,788

Content Restrictions

We restricted access to content in Brazil in compliance with orders from local courts related to civil, criminal, and electoral proceedings.

Number of pieces of content restricted
1,708

Internet Disruptions

We are aware of a disruption affecting WhatsApp messaging services in Brazil that took place during July 2016 and was ordered by a local court.

Number of internet disruptions
1

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