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[December 20, 2013]

Internet giant under pressure [Cape Argus (South Africa)]

(Cape Argus (South Africa) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SAN FRANCISCO: Governments around the world were becoming aggressive in asking Google to remove or censor content from its services, Google said in a report yesterday.

Google said the number of requests for removal of content increased by 68 percent from January to June, compared with the last six months of last year. Google received 3 846 requests to remove 24 737 pieces of content, the report said.


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