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Google Search Takedown Requests Rise To An Estimated 1,500 Links Per Minute

Copyright holders continue to flood Google with DMCA takedown notices, asking the company to delete links to pirated content. TorrentFreak estimates the number of reported takedown requests translates into 1,500 links per minute, or 25 per second, doubling the amount handled last year around the same time. The media reports suggests that many links point to pirated content. The associated links are often swiftly removed from Google’s search results, but with the massive volume of reports coming in, mistakes and duplicate requests are also common.

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