Twitter Says US Largest Source Of User Data Requests

Law360, New York (August 2, 2013, 3:33 PM EDT) -- Twitter Inc. issued its biannual transparency report detailing official requests for user data on Wednesday, noting that the U.S. remains the largest source of such requests and reiterating its demand that the government allow it to publish data on national security requests separately.

Twitter revealed that the U.S. once again tops all other nations in information requests, accounting for 78 percent of all queries between Jan. 1 and June 30 of this year. The company said that of the more than 900 requests for information it...
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