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  1. Google Censorship Ruling in Canada Has Worldwide Implications

    This begs us to ask the question: Just how much censorship control should a government have over search engines? The implications are enormous since if a Canadian court has the power to limit access to information for the globe, presumably other...

  2. China Blocks Google Ahead of Tiananmen Square 25th Anniversary

    In an effort to keep details hidden from Chinese citizens, government officials have chosen instead to block access to specific sites or search terms. In addition to censorship of material on Google, the Chinese government blocks popular websites...

  3. Twitter Speak From @ to Z – Terms & Definitions

    In order to get your profile verified you have to be a "highly sought [user] in music, acting, fashion, government, politics, religion, journalism, media, advertising, business, and other key interest areas" (number of followers is irrelevant).

  4. Google's Patrick Thomas Talks Controversial Content Ahead of SES San Francisco Keynote

    In that role, I worked with legislators, government officials, and non-governmental organizations to advance an open trade agenda to improve global economic growth and reduce poverty. In addition, SES San Francisco will feature more than 60...

  5. Is Google Sucking the Life Out of Your Identity? Are They Alone?

    Unless, of course, your viewpoint is that of a government official responsible for controlling the unruly masses in the Middle East or North Africa. Particularly if the government is unpopular. Although, given that this authority was (indirectly...

  6. Google Defeated in Russian YouTube Censorship Case

    Other critics of the law say it could lead to more censorship by the government outside of its original intent. It’s no secret that Google receives thousands of government requests worldwide to takedown content each year, and the search engine...

  7. Google as Your Identity Provider: Where Are We Now?

    Sure Google, PayPal and Equifax were federally credentialed Identity Providers (IdPs) and there were governing bodies, massive government involvement and private firms all chomping at the proverbial bit.

  8. Google Warns Secretive Government Group Could Kill Open Web

    Google has seen itself at the center of a number of government censorship and takedown efforts. Google warned that meetings such as the ITU conferences could allow government organizations to side-step the democratic process and apply even tighter...

  9. Government SEO is Broken

    Direct access to government services and information via search is in many ways an optimal user experience. The goal: to broaden access to government information and services, incorporate mobile access, and reduce waste and overlap in websites and...

  10. Note to FTC: Google Satisfies Information Needs Way More Than Shopping Needs

    In my opinion, government time and money could be better used supporting this type of innovation at companies like Google – as opposed to pandering to the sour grapes of a few envious competitors. It’s vitally important to understand that Google...