In January, over 1 lakh contents were removed by Google because of their ” Bad Quality”. What was the bad quality all about? Know the details about it from here:
Recently it was updated by the Google that they have removed over 1 lakh “bad contents” from the internet which was officially done in the month of January, 20.
The company today(on 2nd March) revealed that it removed 104,285 pieces of content from the internet as a result of user complaints.
This is a significant increase from the 94,173 pieces of bad content it removed in December 2021 in compliance with the new India IT Rules 2021.
What was the cause behind removing the contents?
All the “bad contents” in the Google floating on the Internet has contained specific charges because of the faults present in the content.
Tech Giant removed these content under different categories like Copyright, Trademark, Court Order, Graphic Sexual Content, Circumvention, etc..
According to the calculations, Google removed 103,802 pieces of content because to copyright issues, 445 on basis of to trademark issues, 31 owing to court order, 4 related to graphic sexual content and many others.
Among all these content reporting many were done by the Indian users, in fact almost 33,995 reports were received by Google from India.
These content was claimed to have third-party content. These content can affect the personal right and local law over many the Google platforms.
The tech Giant also gave a statement in which they said- “The complaints consist of various categories. Some requests may allege infringement of intellectual property rights, while others claim violation of local laws prohibiting types of content on grounds such as defamation.
The company added that they have an automated deletion system of abusive contents. So, many of the contents may have been deleted by the system itself to maintain security and privacy.
The new IT law states the all:
A new IT law has been activated in the country that has put strict action towards abusive contents which is Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (IT Rules)
Under this law, Google, along with other social media platforms is mandated to publish monthly transparency reports with details of complaints received from users in India and the actions taken, as well as removal actions taken as a result of automated detection.
Last year as well almost 5 million reports were submitted with transparent reports and their result is this deletion.