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Explore requests from July to December 2013

Request: We received a request from a member of the Royal Thai Parliament to remove a search result linking to a news article allegedly defaming that member of parliament.

Outcome: We did not remove content in response to this request for reasons of public interest.

Request: We received two requests from the Thai Ministry of Communication, Information and Technology (MICT) to remove 298 YouTube videos for allegedly insulting the Thai royal family.

Outcome: We did not remove content in response to this because the request was for global removals.

Removal requests from July to December 2013

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 11

Total items requested for removal: 322

Compliance rates in July to December 2013

 

Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 27%

Reasons for removals in July to December 2013

Reason % Total Removals
Government Criticism 73% 8
Defamation 18% 2
Violence 9% 1

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