Sunday, October 30, 2011

Google Refuses to Take Down Videos of Police Brutality

Google refused the request of a U.S. law enforcement agency earlier this year to remove a YouTube video showing police brutality, it has been revealed.

The web giant did not give details about the contents of the video, not pictured, but said it turned down the petition for it to be taken down between January and June this year.

'We received a request from a local law enforcement agency to remove YouTube videos of police brutality, which we did not remove,' Google wrote in its Transparency Report. The Google Report delineates content removal requests by party requesting the removal, the reason for the removal, and whether the request was complied with.

Full article here.

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