Google publishes report under new IT rules, removes 59K pieces of content

The total number of complaints received by Google in the reported period was 27,762, of which 96.2 per cent related to copyright issues, 1.3 per cent were related to trademark, 1 per cent defamation

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Neha Alawadhi New Delhi
Google India has published its first transparency report under the new IT rules which includes details of complaints received from users in the country and the action taken across Google's platforms that are classified as “significant social media intermediaries (SSMIs)” under the rules.

The report currently covers complaints received and actioned between April 1 and April 30 this year. Google said there will be a two-month lag on reporting in a bid to allow sufficient time for data processing and validation. 

The report is significant because Google is the first technology company, which qualifies as an SSMI, to have published the report

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First Published: Jun 30 2021 | 1:22 PM IST

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