There are Over One Million URLs Removal Requests a Day

August 23rd, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

from Felix Richter,
by Mathias Brandt

Google have had 7.8 million URL takedown requests by copyright owners and reporting organizations that represent them in calendar week 33.

Follow up:

On average, there are removal requests regarding about 1.1 million URLs each day – one every 8 milliseconds. The number of URLs deleted from Google search results in 2013 have more than doubled compared to the previous year. More information about removals can be found under the DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act) in the Google Transparency Report.

Mean number of URLs requested to be removed from Google search per day.

Infographic: 1.1m URL Removal Requests a Day | Statista
You will find more statistics at Statista


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