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Google Takedown Copyright Requests Rise

Dan Worth gives us a glimpse into requests by copyright holders asking Google to take down content. In a Transparency Report frequently updated online, the Mountain View, Calif. company lists more than 5.6 million URLs; 31,628 domains; 1,845 copyright owners; and 1,376 reporting organizations. Worth tells us that "requests submitted to the search giant peaked at 1.49 million the week of August 13, compared to 156,708 in the same time period in 2011."

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