Google:1255402 content removal request every month & 97% are deleted

Imagine getting 1,255,402 content removal requests in a month or about 41,000 of them per day! That is what Google says they are getting from copyright owners wanting those who are stealing their content removed from the Google search results.

Google regularly receives requests from copyright owners and reporting organizations that represent them to remove search results that link to material that allegedly infringes copyrights. With all these incoming requests, Google is able to act on most within 11 hours! And Google acts on 97% of them!

URLs requested to be removed from Search per week

Copyright removal requests received for Search in the April 2012.

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