Google India says it removed nearly 400,000 bad content in May


In accordance with information technology rules, 2021, tech giant Google India removed nearly four lakh pieces of incorrect content in May through an automated detection process.

The company said it received 25,694 complaints from individual users located in India through designated mechanisms during the one-month reporting period.

“These complaints relate to third-party content that is suspected of violating local laws or personal rights on Google’s SSMI platforms,” ​​the company said in the report.


“The complaints received consist of different categories. Some claims may allege intellectual property rights infringement, while others claim to violate local laws prohibiting types of content on grounds such as defamation,” he added.

More than 24,000 of these complaints were about copyright infringement, followed by trademark infringement (433) and other legal issues (257).

The tech giant removed 62,673 pieces of content that violated community guidelines in response to user complaints.

Google mentioned that when it receives complaints about the content of its platforms, they concern them.



(Only the title and image of this report may have been edited by Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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