Google will remove 20,000 URLs from Dutch request to search engine




Since Google’s European Court of Justice to give people the opportunity to remove your search results in certain cases, the Dutch have 20,000 URLs it removed. In total, almost 320,000 URLs removed.

google Since the decision of the European Court have Dutch submitted to Google 15,000 removal requests, which related to 54,400 URLs. It appears from the Transparency Report Google. Of these, it is also actually removed 42.7 percent, which means that 20,000 URLs at the request of Dutch from the index have been removed. The majority of URLs, 27,000 units were not removed.

Belgians were less removal requests, with 7,500 requests with 27,500 URLs. Of these there are more removed: 45.7 percent eventually disappeared from the Google search index. Worldwide, there were more than 250,000 removal requests with more than 910,000 unique URLs, of which 320,000 were eventually removed. That equates to 41.3 percent. Of disappeared in the past six months 148,000 more than in the previous half-year, when 171,000 URLs were removed.

A year ago, ruled the European Court that should remove search engines results in certain cases, when citizens request it. For example it may be information that is not relevant or information that harms someone disproportionate. The link can be removed even if the page referenced may be legally acceptable. Google does not agree with the verdict, but has rigged a form that European citizens can submit removal requests. Results are only removed from European versions of Google, not

Most deleted URLs from the search engine went to, with 6725 removed URLs, followed by and Google Groups. Also, YouTube, and Google Plus Badoo were relatively common. Twitter closes the top ten off, with 2527 removed URLs.

Google also provides examples of removal requests. For example, a Dutchman submitted a request to remove links to articles about him in which he was accused of abusing social services. These results were not removed. A Belgian who had been convicted at first but was acquitted on appeal, had better luck: pages about his conviction or were removed from Google.


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