How To Submit A Court Order To Google For Content Removal

Court-Ordered Removal of Google Search Results

If you have obtained a court order for the removal of defamatory or other unprotected speech contained in a web page, you can submit the court order to Google so that links to the offending pages might be removed from search results. After all, if a web page can’t be found on Google, it may as well not exist:
See also court order submission tips for (1)  Google Search (2) Bing Search (3) Yahoo! Search (4) (5) More Self-Help Internet Defamation Tips

If you specifically seek to remove defamatory web pages from Google search results, without a Court Order, Follow These Instructions

NON-USA RESIDENTS: In addition to properly serving the documents, you may email Google a courtesy copy to [email protected]

NOTE: Submit a court order to Google to demand the removal of search results from ALL Google country sites, INCLUDING “.COM”:

If you are a citizen of Germany for example, Google may only remove the defamatory search results from Without other times they may remove all EU domain extension variations of Google. However, you will find a very large number of European residents do not use EU country Google domains, but use the international ““. if Google does approve your removal request, you need to make sure that the offending search results do not display on If Google tries to argue that this is not a European website, you need to know that it is an international website, is very accessible to your appearance, and should be part of the removal process.

A small history lesson about “.com” domains

.Com IS NOT a USA domain! It is international; The .com was originally designated for “commercial”. i.e. commercial purposes conducted by businesses without  national or geographic restrictions
REF: See: RFC1591 (1994), RFC819 (1982), RFC822 (1982) and others.  [The precursors to TLDs were: “.arpa”, “.csnet”, “.bitnet”, and “.uucp”]