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Microsoft Sends Google 26,000 URL Removal Requests Per Day on Average

Microsoft Sends Google 26,000 URL Removal Requests Per Day on Average

Microsoft has submitted a whopping 17,142 takedown requests to Google in the past two years, equating to around 165 each week, according to the latest Google Transparency Report . Since July 2011, Microsoft has asked for 13,843,300 URLs to be removed for copyright infringement, meaning Google is faced with dealing with 26,620 URLs that offend Microsoft every day. Microsoft clearly is feeling more threatened by Google as time goes on, as Google’s handy graph portrays, indicating the steady growth in URLs ripe for removal. In 2011 Microsoft could barely muster the enthusiasm to complain about more than 50,000 URLs per week, with the number reaching a peak in the week of November 14, 2011 with 88,000 URLs sent to Google for banishment. By 2012, Microsoft regularly identified more than 100,000 URLs for removal a week, reaching the hady heights of 262,000 pesky URLs during the ...

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