Visualizing Google's million-row copyright claim dataset
Google released its latest transparency report on Thursday, and while much coverage of those reports rightfully focuses on governmental actions — requests for user data and requests to remove content — Google is also providing a trove of copyright data. In fact, the copyright section of its transparency report includes a massive, nearly 1-million-row dataset regarding claims of copyright infringement on URLs. (You can download all the data here. Unfortunately, it doesn’t include YouTube data, just search.) Here are some charts highlighting which copyright owners have been the most active since 2011.