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Can I now pick up a little bit on the question the Chairman asked you a moment ago, about Google's attitude towards domestic regulators, media regulators? You've explained that you haven't come across the PCC in practice, but can I ask you about the future?

First of all, and this is in relation to your search engine, if there was to be a future regulator of the British media, which was to consider a complaint by an individual about, say, a newspaper and its online content, and to rule against the newspaper, what is Google's attitude likely to be to the weight that it would attach to the ruling of such a body, if it was applying an agreed press code, if such a ruling was deployed to support a request to remove a site or an article from your results?

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