I suspect I may have figured
out one reason we’re having such
trouble breaking the 4500-5000 hits per week glass
“In the last half of 2011, U.S.
asked Google to remove 6,192 individual pieces of
content from its search
results, blog posts or archives of online videos,
according to the report.
That's up 718% compared with the 757 such items that U.S.
agencies asked Google to
remove in the six months prior.
received 187 requests from United States law
enforcement agencies and courts to
remove content from its Web properties from July to
December, up 103% from the
92 requests the Mountain View, California, company
received in the previous
"In one incident cited in the report, a U.S.
law enforcement agency asked Google to take down a
blog that allegedly defamed
a law enforcement official in a personal capacity."