Does the Internet Archive have general guidelines for how it treats requests for non-public information about users from law enforcement?
The Internet Archive requires appropriate legal process (i.e., subpoena, court order, or other valid process) before disclosing non-public user account information.
The Internet Archive requires a search warrant before disclosing to law enforcement the contents of non-public user communications.
The Internet Archive attempts to notify users about criminal subpoenas or other formal requests seeking their non-public data unless prohibited by law or if doing so would be futile or ineffective.
Does the Internet Archive take a public stance on bulk surveillance by governments?
Our position is that governments should limit surveillance to specific, known users for lawful purposes and not undertake bulk collection of non-public communications data.
Does the Internet Archive release transparency reports about law enforcement requests?
Below are the most recent reports:
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