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  1. Bing Denies Censoring Search Results, Blames 'Glitch'

    For example, for the search term "达赖喇嘛" (Dalai Lama), GreatFire found that results displayed on Bing's Chinese and international sites were heavily censored, with no notice of the censorship on either the U.S.or international search results.

  2. SES San Francisco Keynote: Google's Matt Cutts & Patrick Thomas on Search Engine Censorship

    After all, one man's spam is another's great marketing strategy, just as one man's censorship is another's law, and one man's censorship is someone else's corporate policy. Image Credit: Simon Heseltine

  3. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to remove others he identifies, but that the law does not support his demand for the creation of "an unprecedented new Internet censorship...

  4. Opinion: Search Engines Not Responsible for Deleting Personal Data From Index

    We're glad to see it supports our long-held view that requiring search engines to suppress ‘legitimate and legal information' would amount to censorship. Google doesn't have to delete sensitive personal information from its search engine index...

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

    The Internet is touted by many to be, of necessity, free and open – invulnerable to tampering, censorship, or control by any single entity. In "Can Google be Trusted to Do No Evil? I talked about how Google+ provided a hub by which users could be...

  6. Google Defeated in Russian YouTube Censorship Case

    In February, Google filed an appeal in Russia to challenge the censorship of a YouTube video deemed unlawful. Google challenged Russia’s censorship, saying, "We do not believe that the goal of the law was to limit access to videos that are clearly...

  7. Google Transparency Report Adds Details on Subpoenas, Search Warrants, Court Orders

    Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests Today, Google released new data in the Transparency Report, showing user data requests received, through which means, and for how many of those requests data was produced and presumably...

  8. Google Stops Warning China Searchers About Dangerous Keywords

    The firm ceased issuing the warnings in early December, according to a report from Chinese censorship monitoring group Greatfire.org, and has removed supporting information from its about pages. What could be the reason for Google to switch off...

  9. Google Warns Secretive Government Group Could Kill Open Web

    The site encourages users to take part in governance efforts and make their voices heard through various campaigns aimed at stopping web censorship and takedown efforts. Google has seen itself at the center of a number of government censorship and...

  10. Google, Facebook & Amazon Quietly Forming Tech Lobbying Group?

    Facebook has also long fought against government censorship. Google's co-founder Sergey Brin in April applauded the social networking site for its refusal to give in to government censorship. Technology giants – and often competitors – Google...

  11. Miami Heat Minority Owner Sues Google Over Unflattering Photo

    Katz has included Google in the lawsuit this time because he filed a DMCA request over the picture of him sticking his tongue out and they refused to bow to his demand for censorship. Why do some people think Google is their very own reputation...

  12. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    In some cases, they must consider local laws and may be facing down a court order, even if complying seems like participating in censorship. These requests aren’t always from the usual suspects either; Western democracies not typically associated...

  13. Baidu Paid & Organic Search Starter Guide

    Unfortunately, most social media sites and other popular sites exclude Baidu’s spiders due to the Chinese internet censorship. Their largest Chinese search engine, Baidu, has more than 407 million users, with around 78 percent share of the total...