Requests by the numbers
Explore requests from July to December 2015
Request: We received a copyright takedown notice from the Greensboro Police Department to remove a YouTube video criticizing police brutality. The video briefly displays the department's logo.
Outcome: We asked the claimant to consider whether the video is protected by fair use and never heard back. We did not remove the video from YouTube.
Removal requests from July to December 2015
Total removal requests received: 480
Total items requested for removal: 1582
Compliance rates in July to December 2015
Google’s compliance rate for requests which include a court order: 49%
Google’s compliance rate for requests from government agencies or law enforcement: 72%
Reasons for removals in July to December 2015
|Reason||%||Total Removal Requests|
|Privacy and Security||9%||45|
Breakdown of all of the requests we received during the reporting period.