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Requests by the numbers

Many of our requests come from the Korean Internet & Security Agency. This organization requests removal of search results that contain RRNs, which are personal identification numbers assigned by the Korean government.

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Removal requests from January to June 2015

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 141

Total items requested for removal: 5693

Compliance rates in January to June 2015


Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 65%

Reasons for removals in January to June 2015

Reason % Total Removal Requests
Privacy and Security 67% 95
Other 30% 43
Defamation 1% 1
Obscenity/Nudity 1% 1
Reason Unspecified 1% 1

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