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Transparency Report

The following file contains raw data of copyright removal requests described in the Transparency Report. The data is stored in three comma-separated-value (CSV) files and is updated with the same frequency as the Copyright section of the Transparency Report. The columns in each CSV file are described below.

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Requests (requests.csv)

Name Description Required?
Request ID An ID unique to each copyright removal request Yes
Date The date and time (in UTC) that the request was received, in ISO 8601 format Yes
Chilling Effects URL URL to the Chilling Effects page documenting the request No
Copyright owner ID The ID number of a unique copyright owner Yes
Copyright owner name The name of the copyright owner associated with the request No
Reporting organization ID The ID number of a unique reporting organization Yes
Reporting organization name The name of the reporting organization associated with the request No
URLs removed The number of URLs removed. Learn more. Yes
URLs for which we took no action The number of URLs for which we took no action. Learn more. Yes
URLs pending review The number of URLs that are still pending review. Learn more. Yes
From Abuser If the request was submitted by someone we believe to be abusing the process Yes

Domains (domains.csv)

Name Description Required?
Request ID An ID unique to each copyright removal request Yes
Domain A normalized domain specified within the request Yes
URLs removed The number of URLs removed. Learn more. Yes
URLs for which we took no action The number of URLs for which we took no action. Learn more. Yes
URLs pending review The number of URLs that are still pending review. Learn more. Yes
From Abuser If the request was submitted by someone we believe to be abusing the process Yes

URLs for which we took no action (urls-no-action-taken.csv)

Name Description Required?
Request ID An ID unique to each copyright removal request Yes
Domain A normalized domain specified within the request Yes
URL A URL that was specified in the request but not removed Yes
From Abuser If the request was submitted by someone we believe to be abusing the process Yes

Last updated: July 12, 2014. This data represents the information submitted by individuals who make copyright removal requests. It may contain inaccuracies. Learn more