Requests by the numbers
Explore requests from July to December 2014
Request: We received a request from a former elected official in the United Kingdom to remove a Google Groups posting for alleged defamation. The posting restated the content of a Telegraph article about a finances scandal. The news article is still live.
Outcome: We did not remove the posting.
Request: We received a request from national authorities to remove an Islamic State propaganda video from Google Drive in accordance with national anti-terrorism laws.
Outcome: We removed the content in question for violation of the Google Drive program policies.
Removal requests from July to December 2014
Total removal requests received: 60
Total items requested for removal: 167
Compliance rates in July to December 2014
Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 32%
Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 34%
Reasons for removals in July to December 2014
|Reason||%||Total Removal Requests|
|Privacy and Security||17%||10|
Breakdown of all of the requests we received during the reporting period.