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Google Launches Search Removal Request Form

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The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. The form launched Friday and reportedly spurred 12,000 search removal requests. It allows users in all 28 European Union countries, as well as four additional non-EU countries, to request removals, following the "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

Google Blocks 'Racist' Search Suggestions for UK Cities

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Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. Derogatory autocomplete results for cities in the UK have popped up, and Google has taken action to clean them up. After multiple legal battles all over the world, its possible Google is now picking its battles when it comes to autocomplete. 0 Comments

Porn Comes to Google Glass, is Quickly Banned

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Google moved swiftly to get rid of the first pornographic app created for Google Glass. This was followed by a quick tweak to its Glass Platform Developer Polices to ensure that no more porn makes its way onto its augmented reality spectacles. Google moved swiftly to get rid of the first pornographic app created for Google Glass. This was followed by a quick tweak to its Glass Platform Developer Polices to ensure that no more porn makes its way onto its augmented reality spectacles. 0 Comments

Google’s Human Trafficking Ad Policy Questioned

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Lawmakers are concerned about human trafficking advertisements appearing on Google. In a letter to CEO Larry Page, they are requesting Google share its policy for sexually exploitative advertisements and how it ensures those policies are followed. Lawmakers are concerned about human trafficking advertisements appearing on Google. In a letter to CEO Larry Page, they are requesting Google share its policy for sexually exploitative advertisements and how it ensures those policies are followed. 0 Comments

Google, Facebook Briefly Caught in Danish Child Porn Filter

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A simple human error resulted in the exposure of a serious systems design flaw in Denmark March 1st. A police officer accidentally copied a list of 8,000 legitimate domains, including Google and Facebook, to the child porn domain blocking directory. A simple human error resulted in the exposure of a serious systems design flaw in Denmark March 1st. A police officer accidentally copied a list of 8,000 legitimate domains, including Google and Facebook, to the child porn domain blocking directory. 0 Comments

Judge Orders ALL Search Engines, Social Networks to De-index Seized Websites

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A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. The ruling also mandated that Google, Facebook, Bing and more must de-index the suspect properties. A Nevada District Court case has ruled in favor of Chanel, allowing the company to take down over 800 domain names that sell counterfeit products. The ruling also mandated that Google, Facebook, Bing and more must de-index the suspect properties. 0 Comments

SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

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In response to the U.S. FTC's antitrust probe into Google, the search marketing organization SEMPO issues a statement to the FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, calling for zero regulation. This article discusses both sides of the heated debate. In response to the U.S. FTC's antitrust probe into Google, the search marketing organization SEMPO issues a statement to the FTC Chairman Jon Leibowitz, calling for zero regulation. This article discusses both sides of the heated debate. 0 Comments

How Google's Human Search Quality Raters Assign a URL Rating

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A leaked URL Rater guidebook from Google’s Search Quality Rating Program offers important insight into what human raters are looking for when they evaluate webpages and assign the URL a quality score. Some insight into how ratings are determined. A leaked URL Rater guidebook from Google’s Search Quality Rating Program offers important insight into what human raters are looking for when they evaluate webpages and assign the URL a quality score. Some insight into how ratings are determined. 0 Comments

Insights from the Google Transparency Report

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In swift juxtaposition to the official opening of the U.S. FTC antitrust investigation, Google released a new version of their transparency report. The report gives additional levels of insight into government influence on censorship. In swift juxtaposition to the official opening of the U.S. FTC antitrust investigation, Google released a new version of their transparency report. The report gives additional levels of insight into government influence on censorship. 0 Comments