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Requests by the numbers

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Explore requests from January to June 2014

Request: We received a request to remove a Spanish blog post that published emails linking a foreign government official to corruption allegations.

Outcome: We removed 19 posts from the blogspot.es domain but did not remove the remaining 77 URLs.

Removal requests from January to June 2014

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 46

Total items requested for removal: 79

Compliance rates in January to June 2014

 

Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 37%

Note that frequently court orders included with requests do not compel Google to take any action. Rather, they often result from a dispute with a third party and are submitted by the requesting user as evidence to support their claim that we should remove the content.

Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 26%

Reasons for removals in January to June 2014

Reason % Total Removal Requests
Defamation 33% 15
Other 15% 7
Bullying/Harassment 13% 6
Reason Unspecified 13% 6
Privacy and Security 11% 5
Impersonation 7% 3
Trademark 4% 2
Copyright 2% 1
Adult Content 2% 1

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