Google Transparency Report Now Showing False Takedown Requests
You can see this level of detail by going to a specific takedown request. For example, looking at takedown request ID 266534 shows that of the 886 URLs reported for DMCA violations, 3% of them, or 24 URLs, Google decided not to take down. It is listed in the “no action taken” section.
If you scroll down a bit, you can sort by that column and then click on the details to see specifically which URLs no action was taken against. Here is a screen shot:
Google doesn’t share the overall percentage of false takedown requests in the history of their DMCA requests but they do share those details on each request made.
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