Coinbase Transparency Report

Period: July 1, 2020 — December 31, 2020

Total Requests Received: 2,313

Key Takeaways:

  • There were a total of ~4,227 requests in 2020, 54% of those requests made during the time period covered by this report.
  • Similar to the first half of 2020:
    - ~90% of requests are from the U.S., U.K., and Germany
    - The FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and HSI (Homeland Security Investigations) comprise the majority of U.S. law enforcement information requests at ~50.9%
    - ~51% of total requests during this period came from U.S. agencies, down 7% from the prior period
  • There was a ~20% increase in requests from France

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