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Requests by the numbers

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Explore requests from January to June 2015

Request: We received an order from the Spanish Intellectual Property Commission to delist 2,457 Pirate Bay search results for copyright infringement. Most of the results were already blocked due to previous DMCA complaints.

Outcome: We delisted all the URLs from google.es.

Removal requests from January to June 2015

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 15

Total items requested for removal: 2475

Compliance rates in January to June 2015

 

Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 80%

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: 60%

Reasons for removals in January to June 2015

Reason % Total Removal Requests
Defamation 33% 5
Privacy and Security 27% 4
Copyright 13% 2
Violence 13% 2
Other 7% 1
National Security 7% 1

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