The government request for Facebook user data increased 23 per cent globally in January-June 2020, with India occupying the second one spot after the USA in relation to such requests being made.
According to Facebook’s latest transparency outline, complete 35,560 requests were made by India in the period for 57,294 users/ accounts.
Some data used to be produced in 50 per cent cases, it added. In the first six months of 2020, government requests for user data increased by 23 per cent to 1,73,592 globally from 1,40,875 in the second one half of 2019.
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