Microsoft received hundreds of requests to take down revenge porn

What is “revenge porn”? Have you ever heard it before? Or have you ever done this to your ex? Revenge porn generally refers to the uploading of this sexually explicit material to humiliate and intimidate the subject, who has broken off the relationship.

In 2015, Microsoft claimed that it’s better to help people to against revenge porn by people requesting take down the naked photos were posted without their permission.

On March 25th, Microsoft showed the numbers of requests it has received.

Microsoft received more than five hundred requests to take down the revenge porn through submission form in the half an year of 2015. he company granted 63 percent of those requests, de-listing content from its Bing search engine and removing it outright from OneDrive and Xbox Live.

Microft has said in the blog that sometimes they have not accepted one request either because they asked for more information to make determination on the request or there isn’t nudity in the content, refer to the victim in the picture or other wise meet generally accepted definitions of “revenge porn”.

Microsoft ‘s transparency report reported the the news, it even contains requests from governments, copyright holders and individuals subject to the EU’s “Right to Be Forgotten” ruling to remove the contents.

From July to December of 2015, there were 3,421 requests from Europe. It occupied 41 percent of the content requested.

Microsoft showed requests for user information from law enforcement around the world. And the percentage of requests increased year over year.

Turkey made a 9,196 requests information make itself the most total request. During the time, the US with the greatest number of accounts requested information, asking for details on 12,355 and Microsoft accounts using 5,297.

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