In the latest transparency report, Twitter has seen the increase in the account information request for law enforcement body of government. According to the report, the micro blogging giant has found 52 percent growth in the account information request in between January 1st to June 30th of this year as compared to the second of last year.
Twitter received 4,363 numbers of requests from government from around the world. The requests were for account information related to 12,711 accounts on Twitter, Vine or Periscope and company has provided information of 58 percent of the requests.
According to the company majority of the requests comes from US, as Twitter got 2,436 requests from US for 6,324 accounts, which counts 56 percent of the total requests, Japan comes Second and is followed by Turkey, UK and only 12 percent requests for account info comes from non-government body.
Twitter also said that the company has received 26 percent removal requests more than second half of 2014. The micro blogging site states that they have received 442 court orders and 561 requests from government agencies, and this type of requests mostly comes from Turkey and Russia. The company further added that the notices received by them were mostly based on defamation and violation of personal rights, but Twitter has tried not to comply that limits freedom of speech by filing legal objections.
This latest transparency report of the social media giant also features details like email privacy practices and trademark notices. So if you want to read the report in details then you can read on transparency report of Twitter.