This paper is a legal analysis of five key cases on global take downs from around the world, namely Swami Ramdev v. Facebook Inc. (India, Delhi High Court), Google v. CNIL (France, CJEU), Eva Glawischnig-Piesczek v. Facebook Ireland Ltd. (Austria, CJEU), Google Inc. v. Equustek SolutionsInc. (Canadian Supreme Court), and X v. Twitter Inc. (Australia, Supreme Court of New South Wales). These judgments are the leading case law on the subject of global take downs internationally and the most recent case among these, the Delhi High Court case in Swami Ramdev v. Facebook Inc. discusses and relies on the remaining judgments.