Popular social networking site, Facebook, has for the second time in the year has responded to requests for Bangladesh government providing users’ information.
The Facebook authorities provided some information of nine users to the Bangladesh government after it made 10 requests between January and June this year, according to Government Requests Report released by the site on Thursday.
“We respond to valid requests relating to criminal cases. Each and every request we receive is checked for legal sufficiency and we reject or require greater specificity on requests that are overly broad or vague,” the report stated.
Facebook restricted access to two websites for violating local law, according to the social network’s latest Global Government Requests Report.
Facebook Inc said that government requests for user account data rose 27 percent in the first half of 2016 compared to the second half of last year, with the US law enforcement agencies topping the list.
Earlier, on April 30, Facebook for the first time responded to requests for Bangladesh government providing users’ information.