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# requests - Thursday 12 November, 2015

The Irish government is easing up on its requests for Facebook data

The first half of 2015 saw the lowest number of data requests from Ireland since Facebook started its reports.

# requests - Friday 3 April, 2015

Now the government is requesting user data from Snapchat

Snapchat revealed the data as part of its first transparency report.

# requests - Monday 5 January, 2015

Google was asked to remove 345 million 'pirate' links in 2014

The number of requests increased by 75% compared to 2013.

# requests - Friday 10 October, 2014

Google received 1,440 right to be forgotten requests from Ireland

And almost 150,000 requests were made across Europe since Google started processing requests in May.

# requests - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

The government asked Facebook for details of 40 users so far this year

In its first ever transparency report, Facebook said it received more than 25,000 requests from governments around the world about users’ information.