Thursday, July 31, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Researchers Discover New Smartphone Flaws
U.S. Government Issues Warning About Malicious Software
Hackers Can Use USB Devices in Attacks
Next Apple TV Release Delayed
CoD: Advanced Warfare Collector's Editions Announced
Lite-On IT Merged With Lite-On
AMD Introduces New Kaveri APUs for System Builders
Toshiba, Samsung Vie For 48-layer 3-D NAND Chips
Active Discussions
help questions structure DVDR
Made video, won't play back easily
Questions durability monitor LCD
Questions fungus CD/DVD Media, Some expert engineer in optical media can help me?
CD, DVD and Blu-ray burning for Android in development
IBM supercharges Power servers with graphics chips
Werner Vogels: four cloud computing trends for 2014
Video editing software.
 Home > News > General Computing > Twitter...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, August 01, 2013
Twitter Reports Rise Of Government Requests For Users' Data


The requests Twitter has received during the first half of the year from governments around the world to release user's private information have been increased by 40 percent, the microblogging company said Wednesday.

According to Twitter's its semi-annual transparency report, the United States made three-quarters of the 1,157 data requests during the six-month period,

In the first half of the year, authorities in Japan, another large Twitter user base, made 87 requests while U.K. agencies filed 26. The majority of the requests come in the form of court-issued subpoenas, Twitter said.

Governments usually want the emails or IP addresses tied to a Twitter account.

Twitter was also censored the most in Brazil, where courts issued orders on nine occasions to remove a total of 39 defamatory tweets.

The report did not include secret information requests within the United Sates authorized under the Patriot Act, a law enacted after the September 11 attacks.


Previous
Next
iPad mini With Retina Display Due Q4 2013        All News        Sony Reports First-quarter Profit On Cheap Yen
HERE and Qualcomm Drive New Indoor Location-based Services     General Computing News      Sony Reports First-quarter Profit On Cheap Yen

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Twitter Says Its User base Increased
Sunday's World Cup Final Broke Social Media Records
"Buy Now" Button Appears In Tweets
Facebook,Twitter To Offer World Cup Apps
Twitter Eyes Online Music Firm SoundCloud: report
Twitter Posts 1Q Loss, Slow User Growth
Twitter Back Online In Turkey
Turkish Court Upholds Twitter Blockage
French Group Files Suit Against Social networks
Turkey Blocks Workaround For Twitter Access
Twitter Blocked in Turkey
Twitter Crashes Due To Software Glitch

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .