25 Apr

Greater Transparency Around Government Requests – Official Google Blog

We are today launching a new Government Requests tool to give people information about the requests for user data or content removal we receive from government agencies around the world. For this launch, we are using data from July-December, 2009, and we plan to update the data in 6-month increments.

via Greater Transparency Around Government Requests – Official Google Blog. Interestingly Brazil is the number one in both data requests (3663) and removal requests (291), the US is #4 in removal requests (123) and #2 in data requests (3580). China is not listed as any requests are considered state secrets, by the Chinese government.

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