Malaysia Malaysia

Requests by the numbers

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Explore requests from July to December 2015

Request: We received a request from the Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) to remove a YouTube video claiming that an elected official was involved in a criminal case.

Outcome: We did not remove the YouTube video.

Removal requests from July to December 2015

Examples of requests that we encounter

Total removal requests received: 7

Total items requested for removal: 40

Compliance rates in July to December 2015


Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 14%

Reasons for removals in July to December 2015

Reason % Total Removal Requests
Drug Abuse 29% 2
Government Criticism 29% 2
Defamation 14% 1
Privacy and Security 14% 1
National Security 14% 1

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