India

January 2014 - June 2014

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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
Total4,5595,95850.87%

Content Restrictions

We restricted access in India to categories of content in response to requests from government agencies, including law enforcement agencies and the India Computer Emergency Response Team within the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. We also restricted access to content in categories these agencies identified as illegal that have been brought to our attention by non-government entities, such as NGOs and members of the Facebook community. The majority of the content was restricted under local laws against anti-religious and hate speech that could cause unrest and disharmony within India.

Number of pieces of content restricted
4,960

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