Google Inc.

Google Inc.

Metrics Value

Fights for users' privacy rights in courts

2014 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Pro-User Public Policy: Opposing Backdoors

2015 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Discloses government content removal requests

2015 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Discloses policies on data retention

2015 = No /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Tells users about government data demands

2015 = No /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Publishing Transparency Reports

2014 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

transparency regarding government requests

2012 = steps in the right direction /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Follows industry-accepted best practices

2015 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Performance Band

2016 = B-

Organisation Score

2016 = 84 %

Relationship Score

2016 = 36 %

Tells users about data demands

2012 = steps in the right direction /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Requires warrant for content

2014 = Yes /Yes,No

Publishes law enforcement guidelines

2014 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Fights for users' privacy rights in Congress

2014 = Yes /Yes,No,steps in the right direction

Engagement Intensity

2016 = 18 %
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Google is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products that include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware. Google was founded in 1996 by Larry Page and Sergey Brin while they were Ph.D. students at Stanford University, California. Together, they own about 14 percent of its shares and control 56 percent of the stockholder voting power through supervoting stock. They incorporated Google as a privately held company on September 4, 1998. An initial public offering (IPO) took place on August 19, 2004, and Google moved to its new headquarters in Mountain View, California, nicknamed the Googleplex.