Requests by the numbers
Explore requests from January to June 2016
Request: We received a removal request from the government to remove a YouTube video which contained audio allegedly recorded within a prison. The request cited the Offender Management Act 2007
Outcome: We did not remove the content.
Request: We received a defamation request from the Embassy of Israel to delist a blog post from Google Search claiming a former Ambassador to the United Kingdom engaged in inappropriate sexual relations.
Outcome: We delisted the URL from the google.co.uk domain.
Removal requests from January to June 2016
Total removal requests received: 539
Total items requested for removal: 4358
Compliance rates in January to June 2016
Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 77.0%
Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 83.0%
Reasons for removals in January to June 2016
|Reason||%||Total Removal Requests|
|Privacy and Security||43%||230|
Breakdown of all of the requests we received during the reporting period.