Brazil is the country that most requests censorship from users on Twitter

On Thursday, Twitter published its half-yearly transparency report. In the document, the social network shows the ranking of the countries that most ask for the exclusion of tweets, account bans and for user information.

Brazil stood out for being the one that most requests user censorship. Altogether, in the period between January and June 2013, the country requested 22 bans and 39 exclusions. However, according to Twitter, only four accounts have been effectively blocked around the world.

The United States leads the ranking of requests for user information to 1,139 people. Brazil came in 4 place, with 44 requests. The full report can be checked on here.

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