Date: November 14, 2012
Filed in: frontpage, news

News: Google compliance to reveal user data and remove content

  • Report covers the 6 months between January and June 2012.
    • Requests for user data increased by 30% compared to July-December 2011.
    • Google received more than 20,938 requests to reveal user data of 34,614 accounts.
    • Google complied in more than 13,900 cases.
    • Majority of user data requests were made by the USA.
    • Google complied in above 90% of US requests.
    • During the same timespan Google received 1791 court orders and requests by executive branch (police etc.) to remove 17765 items from his search results or other services.

Source: Google Transparency Report