Number of government and court requests for content removal from Google from July to December 2016, by country

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Content removal requests per country
Russia 11,164
Turkey 901
United States 652
United Kingdom 597
Brazil 423
India 332
France 269
Israel 268
Germany 242
South Korea 165
Italy 148
Spain 113
Thailand 109
Japan 87
Canada 73
Australia 43
Argentina 42
Netherlands 38
China 23
Europol 23

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This statistic shows the number of requested content removals from Google by courts and executive powers from selected countries between July to December 2016. In this period, courts and other executive branches of the United States submitted 652 data removal requests to Google.
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July 2017
Survey time period
July to December 2016
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requests from government agencies and courts
Supplementary notes
Government agencies and courts.

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