Google monitor high rate requests to remove content of Government 68%




Google unveiled on Thursday a high rate of Government requests to remove content from the services, equivalent to 68% for the period between January and June this year.

Google said that it had received during the first half of this year a total of 3,843 governmental request, many Governments around the world, to remove the equivalent content from data users 24737.

Google confirmed the continued growth of the proportion of requests for removal of content, since the company began to disclose, starting in 2010, reaching 2,268 requested during the second quarter of 2012.

Turkey won for the first time on stage in terms of the number of requests to remove content, which received the “Google” of the Turkish Government to remove 1673 a 12,000 population, followed by the United States with a total of 545 requests for removal of content, then Brazil 3887th b 321 request.

And “Google” as well as the high rate of content removal requests from the Russian Government, at the rate of 125%, reaching a total of 257.

Google said that it had received several requests from the Arabic Republic of Egypt to remove videos contents offensive to Islam, from YouTube, totalling 105 syllables, “Google” blocks within the Republic.

And Google also received several requests to remove video clips included violations of the privacy of some officials in Saudi Arabia, according to the viewpoint of those sending such requests, Google did not delete those sections.

Google said that it had received requests for removal of content from the 10 new Member States, including the Kingdom of Bahrain, State of Kuwait.

More than great technology company alternated on disclosure reports reflect the size of Government requests for information, and are called transparency reports, since raising the NSA spy scandal to Internet users with the help of technology known as “Prism scandal.
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