India second only to UK in seeking user data in 2018, says Reditt

Overall, the platform received 581 requests to produce user information from the United States and other countries


Social media platform Reddit revealed that the Indian government had sought information on four users during 2018. This is the second-highest number of such requests from foreign governments. The United Kingdom ranked higher with five requests. India ranks second along with Germany, which also had four such requests. The previous year saw one request from the Indian government for account information. It had also made four requests for removal of content from the social media platform that ranks among the most popular websites in the United States. Reddit is the sixth ...