Content Takedown Requests From India in 2019 on TikTok

MK Digital Line
TikTok is a short video-sharing app, as TikTok revealed the countries making the user information and content removal requests, and the percent of requests it addressed.

▪ India stood out for making the most useful information and content removal requests in the first half of 2019, the official blog noted, total of 107 user information requests including 99 legal requests and 8 emergency requests, by India. TikTok provided some information in 47 percent of the cases.

▪ The United States (79) that made the second-highest number of requests to TikTok. Information was provided in response to 86 percent of those requests. Japan came third in the list with a total of 35 requests.

▪ The highest of all India made requests to remove or restrict content. 11 content takedown requests were made by The Indian government and in response, TikTok removed 4 such content and removed or restricted 8 user accounts.

▪ The United States and Japan again came second and third respectively. The US-made 6 such requests and Japan made 3 content removal requests. TikTok also revealed that it received 3,345 copyrighted content take-down notices and complied with 85 percent of those notices.

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