Requests by the numbers
Explore requests from January to June 2015
Request: Following a protest at Google Mumbai office regarding the appearance in Google Search of allegedly obscene and defamatory photos of Shri Balasaheb Thackrey, founder of the regional political party Shiv Sena, we received a request from police to delist pages containing the photos.
Outcome: We delisted the URLs from google.in under local obscenity laws.
Removal requests from January to June 2015
Total removal requests received: 227
Total items requested for removal: 1037
Compliance rates in January to June 2015
Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 41%
Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 6%
Reasons for removals in January to June 2015
|Reason||%||Total Removal Requests|
|Privacy and Security||4%||9|
Breakdown of all of the requests we received during the reporting period.