how to get name and content removed from google search results

Often the way most people find improper or inappropriate use of their name is by using Google Search engine. One of the lasting results of defamation, slander or copyright infringement is Google search results.
Getting your name removed from a website/webpage that appears from a Google search result means you need to conduct a DMCA Takedown. To get started, go to: Takedown Form and complete the form.

If you have found your stolen content published on another site without your permission, can help. Simply submit the name and location of where you found your stolen content and we will go to work on your behalf.
Most DMCA Takedown clients are:

  1. People that have found their personal content (pictures or videos) hosted on another website without their permission.
  2. Organizations (corporate and non-profit) that found their content (as listed below) published on another website without their permission, in order to steal business, traffic or SEO rankings.

If these examples describe you, can help.



DMCA Fast Tip

Do not assume that once your name, photo, or video is off one page the issue is resolved. It could have been copied and uploaded somewhere else. The longer the content has been up the more likely it has spread to other networks and websites.


How can a DMCA Takedown help get my name removed from Google search results?

Most websites, ISP's, OSP's, hosting companies have adopted the DMCA Takedown process to handle requests for the removal of illegally hosted content on websites within their control. If you think you can use the DMCA takedown process to get your content removed. Click here to file a DMCA Takedown.

As part of the U.S. copyright law, the DMCA addresses the rights and obligations of owners of copyrighted material who believe their rights under U.S. copyright law have been infringed, particularly but not limited to, on the Internet. DMCA also addresses the rights and obligations of OSP / ISP (Internet Service Providers) on whose servers or networks the infringing material may be found. This law clearly provides a framework, called the DMCA Takedown (Section 512 (c)(3)), for a process between two parties for the request and removal of copied content found online. For more information you can visit:

If you want to learn more about DMCA Takedowns please see our other FAQ on this specific issue here What is a DMCA Takedown.


What are takedown options to get my name removed from Google search results?

Sending a takedown notice is a legal process that is upheld by the courts of law. Making and sending false takedown notifications is illegal and no small legal matter. The penalty for sending a false notice is perjury within the United States. Other jurisdictions treat the sending of false notices very seriously and are comfortable pursuing false claimants with significant vigor.

  1.'s Professionally Managed takedown service. We do all the work for you; all you need to do is fill out our simple Takedown form. It takes less than 3 minutes. If you wish to perform a Cease and Desist this is the service to choose. Click here to get started Takedown Form
  2.'s Do it Yourself takedown service. We provide all the tools the professionals use and you spend the time researching and processing the Takedown Application. DIY Services


Can Cease and Desist Notices get my name removed from Google search results?

A Cease and Desist can be used in cases of defamation, slander or other legal conditions. The DMCA Takedown is delivered because the infringing website is publishing content which is in violation of copyright protection act or being used without permission, according to the sworn statement of the content owner. A DMCA Takedown Notice and a Cease and Desist Notice are two entirely different processes. can help you with both types of notice takedowns through the Professionally Managed Takedown service.



DMCA Takedown Testimonial

I have used and I am extremely please with the result. During several months I tried to get a picture of myself removed from a website. I was not successful, it was even a challenge to find the website owner and contact details. I finally found through Google and ordered their removal service. Less than 24 hours later the page and picture were gone! It's like a miracle: so fast, so easy. I highly recommend this service to anyone who has to remove images or copyrighted information from websites. Just give the case to and they'll make sure things will disappear. delivers what they promise: a fantastic service, reasonably priced, and super fast! - William, Boston


What types of content can be removed from Google search results?

  1. Pictures - of you, taken by you, owned by you
  2. Videos - of you, taken by you, owned by you
  3. Graphics
  4. Text
  5. Games
  6. Advertising
  7. Applications
  8. Programs
  9. Profiles or Bio's - personal or corporate
  10. etc.

If one of these examples is like your situation we can help.


Who owns content listed in Google search results?

  1. copyright owners
  2. content publishers or distributors (with permission of the content or copyright owners)
  3. NFT owners
  4. code writers and publishers
  5. social media users and participants
  6. subject contained within the content and published without permission (special considerations may be required)


Who is authorized to file a takedown for removal from Google search results?

Two parties are authorized to send takedown notices:

  1. The owner of the content described in the takedown notice.
  2. An authorized agent of the owner of the content described in the takedown notice.

If the owner of the content chooses an agent to act on their behalf they must first swear by (legally state):

  1. They own the content contained in the takedown notice.
  2. They have authorized the agent to act on their behalf.

Note: requires this sworn statement from every one of its paying Professionally Managed Clients. See example here: Takedown Notice Sign up form - in order to complete this form users must legally swear they are authorized to submit a takedown notice. has also added the same safety feature within its DIY program. There are specific statements within the DIY takedown notice regarding abuse of the service.


Related DMCA Takedown FAQ's

  1. What is the DMCA Protected Badge Protection Status
  2. What is DMCA Protection
  3. What is DMCA Takedowns
  4. What is
  5. What is DMCA Protected Certificate
  6. What is DMCA Website Certificate
  7. What is DMCA Website Status Page and Protection Certificate


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Modified: 06/02/2023
Category: Frequently Asked Question
By: Mr. DMCA Helper
FAQ ID:4049cec3-76d1-4833-a87a-f6152d63a0a1
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