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That becomes relevant because you go on to tell us a little bit about your removals policy in relation to your website. I'm going to explore that in some detail in a moment, but before I do that, it might be helpful if we explore in the most summary terms what it is that the Google search engine does. I'm going to try what I'm sure is a rather ham-fisted summary, and you can tell me whether, broadly speaking, I'm correct.

Is it right that your service works by first of all crawling through Internet web pages, indexing those pages and then, when a user enters search terms, drawing from the index using algorithms those sites which you think best match the search terms that the user has inputted?

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