Germany

Network Enforcement Act

Network Enforcement Act (NetzDG) is a German law that went into effect on January 1, 2018. Under this law, Twitter is required to publish a report twice a year in German regarding our handling of complaints submitted pursuant to Germany’s Network Enforcement Act.

Information requests

458

Requests

18%

Compliance

691

Accounts specified

Removal requests

44

Requests

32%

Compliance

74

Accounts specified

Germany

Germany information requests

Report Account information requests Percentage where some information produced Accounts specified

NOTE: The data in these reports is as accurate and comprehensive as possible.

About the numbers

This data includes the number of government requests received for account information, as well as the percentage of requests we complied with in whole or in part from Germany. For more specific details, please refer to the latest report on information requests.

Germany removal requests

Report Removal requests (court orders) Removal requests (government agency, police, other) Percentage where some content withheld Accounts reported Accounts withheld Tweets withheld Accounts (TOS)

NOTE: The data in these reports is as accurate and comprehensive as possible.

About the numbers

This data includes government requests (and other complaints of illegal content from authorized reporters) we’ve received to remove or withhold content on Twitter from Germany. For more specific details, please refer to the latest report on removal requests.