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This is a questionnaire Medium sends to third party service providers before we work with them to ensure their data collection, storage, and security practices are consistent with our standards. …

Around April 10, we began hearing reports that Medium was blocked in China. The first evidence of a block involved WeChat. Over the following days, the various tools for testing site availability across China’s ISPs showed indications of blocking ranging from partial to full resolution failure for Medium’s web interface, both http and https. Currently, services like GreatFire.org show a more or less complete block of all posts on Medium.

We’ve heard several theories, and have a few of our own. But, we don’t know with any certainty the reason for the block. We haven’t spoken with Chinese authorities about it. If and when we have an update, we’ll let you know.

Here’s our second transparency report. It covers all takedown or information requests received in 2015, including government requests, and the actions we took in response.

Takedown Requests


This section covers requests to take down content based on copyright infringement. They’re broken out into notices and counternotices received under the Digital Millennium…

One of our goals at Medium is to treat our users better than anyone else. And a way we do this is by trying to make it actually clear (not just legally defensible) what we are doing with data and analytics.

To this end, we’ve designed Medium to respect users…

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