Tuesday, 2 May 2017

Facebook Rejected One Fifth Of ‘Emergency Requests’ From UK Police About Its Users

Facebook has been accused of not cooperating with British police and security services after figures showed that that it turned down one in five emergency requests about social media users. Numbers from the social media giant showed that in the second half of 2016, it received nearly 1,000 police requests in which there was grounds to believe that the matter involved an “imminent risk of serious physical injury”.The Telegraph reported that it provided information in only 80% of those cases, although this was much higher than the previous six months, in which it rejected 79% of the 731 emergency requests it had received.

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ORIGINAL SOURCE: IBTimes

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