Facebook reports on information requests by governments

August 2013
Communications Law: Journal of Computer, Media & Telecommunicati;2013, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p75
Academic Journal
The article reports that information on some 38,000 users of social media network Facebook was requested from 74 countries in the first half of 2013, according to the "Global government requests report" from Facebook. Topics mentioned include Facebook's request for the U.S. government to allow more transparency on its requests, the number of requests made by Great Britain relating to 2,337 users/accounts, and Facebook's statement about its stringent processes.


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