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In 2016, Google received more than one billion takedown requests

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NewsHubThe battle against piracy continued throughout 2016 with copyright holders fiercely protecting their property, sometimes with rather ironic consequences. For instance, Fox issued a DMCA takedown request against an original YouTube clip showing a Double Dribble exploit that had been edited into an episode of Family Guy.
However, according to its Transparency Report , Google received just under 1.1 billion takedown requests during the course of last year, of which over 914 million requests were approved. This represents a near 100% increase over the 558 million requests received in 2015. Notably, the search company reached a peak of 24.

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