Israel and Hamas Battle on Social Media As Well

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Plumes of smoke rise over Gaza during an Israeli air strike.

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In the first half of this year alone, Google said it received more than 1,700 court orders and other requests from government agencies around the world to remove more than 17,700 different pieces of content from its services.

The company rejects many of these demands. For instance, Google says it complied with less than half of the U.S. court orders and government orders take down nearly 4,200 pieces of content from January through June.

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    AP Technology Writer Michael Liedtke in San Francisco contributed to this report.

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