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Brazil Makes the Most Content Takedown Demands of Google

Published on September 21, 2010
by Beth Callaghan

Google’s second report on government transparency, released today, shows that Brazilian officials asked 398 times to have content removed from the Web in the first half of 2010–more than twice as often as Libya, which was next in line with 149 requests. The U.S. and Germany were close behind with 128 and 124, respectively. The report ranks the number of government takedown requests from 35 countries, with the aim of helping to promote free expression and competition in emerging markets.

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