SEO News

Transparency Takedown

  1. Google Reports Surge in Government Takedown Requests

    Google reported in its bi-annual transparency report that government requested takedowns are up from the first half of last year. More than 30 percent of requests come from members of government hoping to remove defamatory content, according to...

  2. Google: Nearly 6 Million Requests to Remove Search Results This Month

    Earlier this month, Google announced that sites with more DMCA takedown requests would begin ranking lower in search results. Google revealed the extent of the search removal requests in the latest update to its Transparency Report Page.

  3. Google Failing on Piracy, Claims RIAA, Hollywood Agent

    In a blog post, the RIAA bemoans Google's polices dealing with copyright infringement takedown requests. It accused Google of deliberately limiting the number of site takedown requests copyright holders can submit.