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  1. Google Stops Warning China Searchers About Dangerous Keywords

    Greatfire speculates that Google, which was immune to Chinese government pressure, could have decided to censor itself. Since the removal of the help article could only be done willingly by Google, the only explanation we see is that Google struck...

  2. Google Warns Secretive Government Group Could Kill Open Web

    Some proposals could permit governments to censor legitimate speech - or even allow them to cut off internet access," Google argued. The site encourages users to take part in governance efforts and make their voices heard through various campaigns...

  3. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    Google, Governments t Censor Search Results 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...

  4. Google Search in Mainland China Now Shows Censorship Warnings

    Google hasn’t actually operated in China since early 2010, when they decided they would no longer censor search results on Google.cn. Google recently launched an anti-censorship tool for Chinese search users, announcing the update on their Inside...

  5. SOPA Explained: Why It’s Bad for the Web & How to #StopSOPA

    Complete immunity for search engines, webhosts and others who self-censor, an obvious damper on innovation and freedom of the web. There’s no need to require American social networks, blogs, and search engines to censor the Internet or undermine...

  6. Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

    Like many businesses, entrepreneurs, and Web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites without asking American companies to censor the Internet," a Google representative told CNET and...

  7. Indian Government Pressure Facebook, Google, Twitter to Censor Content

    Facebook, Google, Twitter and other web firms are facing pressure from the Indian authorities to censor their sites for content which may defame the government or offend religious sensibilities. However, Sibal has since denied that he was trying to...

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

    Beyond standard de-indexing, this implies that social media sites will have to censor user-posted links. While there are plenty of legitimate worries to bring up here, I want to remind you that you're probably not as unilaterally opposed to...

  9. SEMPO Tells Government: Don't Censor Search Engines

    As SEMPO puts it, the web functions "much more like the press than it is like a factory," and regulation here would constitute censorship – thus violating the freedom of the press. And here in our Western democracy, freedom of the press is a...

  10. Argentina Court: Google Must Censor Anti-Semitic Search Results, Suggestions

    Restricting freedom of speech and censorship is illegal in Argentina, but the country’s constitution also protects people from discrimination. Google must stop suggesting searches that lead users to anti-Semitic websites and scrub its search...

  11. Censoring Google is the Cure for Piracy?

    Perhaps rather than spending millions lobbying Congress and fighting a few websites or forcing search engines to censor search results, Hollywood could figure out a new, more affordable and smarter global delivery model that would render piracy...

  12. The Revolution Will Be Streamed -- Operation Payback: Protest or War?

    Governments shouldn't try to censor because they don't agree with it. Anonymous is supporting WikiLeaks not because we agree or disagree with the data that is being sent out, but we disagree with any form of censorship on the internet.