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Content Owners Send Google 2 Million Takedown Notices Daily

Copyright holders are now sending Google more than 2 million takedown notices per day, up from just several hundred a day in 2011, according to TorrentFreak. In the last month alone, Google received notices from more than 5,600 copyright owners, who sought to remove 65 million links.

"Most of the reported URLs indeed point to pirated content and the associated links are often swiftly removed from Google’s search results," TorrentFreak writes. "However, with the massive volume of reports coming in, mistakes and duplicate requests are also common."

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