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Google Denies Content Data Requests from China

Google ChinaGoogle modernized its Transparency Report with H2 2010 information highlighting user information with data elimination demands round the world.

It processed around 14,000 demands in the second half of the previous year, the company said.  The most amazing data place might be China, as Google said there has been no particular demand for restriction or handing over user data throughout the period.  On the other hand, we must as well note down that Google.cn currently shows the homepage of Google.com.hk, which allowed the company to hide the restriction argument with China and not go after Chinese restriction demands any longer.  The progress comes out to have been efficient, at least on a public stage, as China does not demand some data any longer.  Restriction demands are believed state secrets in China and it could not expose how many demands were presented to the company ahead of, according to Google.

The U.S. government and court scheme presented extra data demands than whichever other country.  4601 demands were recognized and it obeyed with 94% of those.  Brazil next with 1804 demands, 76% complied, India with 1699, 79% complied, the U.K. with 1162, 72% complied and France with 1021, 56% complied.