Twitter Releases Newest Transparency Report — Chilling Effects

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Twitter Releases Newest Transparency Report

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Emily Hong – Chilling Effects staff, July 31, 2014

Abstract: Twitter: DMCA Notices up 38% to 9,199; Counter Notices up 80% to 18

Today, Twitter released its latest transparency report, revealing new data on the number of takedown requests and copyright notices received from January through June 2014. Both the number of government requests for data and various requests to withhold content increased over the previous reporting period. Requests to withhold content, including those sent by the governments of Turkey and Pakistan previously covered by this blog (here, and here), increased by 14%, to 432 notices, and the number of DMCA notices increased 38%, to 9,199 notices.

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