Governments’ Requests for Facebook User Data Up 24% in 1H 2014, Restricted Content Up 19%

by David Cohen
Requests for Facebook user data and content restrictions in the first six months of 2014 were up some 24 percent compared with the same period of 2013, with a total of 34,946 requests, and the amount of content on the social network restricted by local laws rose about 19 percent year-over-year, according to the third global Government Requests Report, released Tuesday.Read the full article