Copyright removal requests, July to December 2020
Requests URLs requested URLs accepted URLs rejected Percentage of URLs accepted 17,006,978 59,222,175 58,965,071 257,104 99.57%
Note: The data above details compliant removal requests received by Bing for removal of algorithmic search results. The report does not include: (1) copyright removal requests from the Bing image or video index, (2) from Bing Ads, or (3) removal requests for other online services, such as Outlook and Skype requests, or (4) requests initially deemed non-compliant during preliminary reviews conducted prior to entry of the request into our standard tracking tools. The data includes more than 95% of the copyright removal requests for Bing for the six-month reporting period. Removal requests for Bing represent about 99% of all copyright removal requests received.
Does this show that people have no recourse to invalid removal requests unless they are willing to spend big money on lawyers?