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 Process440%

Content Restrictions

We restricted access to content reported by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology, and Mass Media for allegedly violating local laws related to extremism, alcohol sale, illegal gambling and the promotion of self-harm and suicide.

Number of pieces of content restricted

Internet Disruptions

We are aware of a disruption affecting access to Facebook products and services in the Russia-controlled Crimea region that took place during August 2016. This disruption was limited to a specific border area and coincided with reports of localized conflict. This disruption is also reported on the country page for Ukraine.

Number of internet disruptions

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