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Requests by the numbers

During the period that Google's joint venture operated google.cn, its search results were subject to censorship pursuant to requests from government agencies responsible for Internet regulation. Chinese officials consider censorship demands to be state secrets, so we cannot disclose any information about content removal requests for the two reporting periods from July 2009 to June 2010.

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Removal requests from July to December 2013

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 3

Total items requested for removal: 103

Compliance rates in July to December 2013

 

Google’s compliance rate for requests from courts: 100%

Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 100%

Reasons for removals in July to December 2013

Reason % Total Removals
Defamation 67% 2
Trademark 33% 1

Breakdown of all of the requests we received during the reporting period.