Mountain View, California
08 March 2016
Reporter: Tammy Facey

75 million+ URLs targeted in Google search results


More than 75 million URLs have been flagged for removal from Google’s search results over the past month.

Google said that 78,851 specific domains were flagged for removal over the past four weeks because they allegedly link to webpages that infringe copyright.

The British Recorded Music Industry and MG Premium targeted the most URLs, with approximately 6.9 million and 5.6 million, respectively.

Copyright protection company Degban sought to have more than nine million URLs removed on behalf of copyright owners, while Rivendell targeted 18.5 million.

A total of 4.6 million URLs linked to viciomp3.com, which offers free music and ringtones, were flagged for removal in the last four weeks.

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