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  1. The NSA Has a Hush-Hush Google-Like Search Engine

    The United States National Security Agency (NSA) has its own homegrown search engine that it offers to similarly minded U.S.intelligence outfits. Website The Intercept was first to report this and attributes its news to information provided by...

  2. Bing Launches Search Removal Request Form in Europe

    Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) "right to be forgotten" ruling. Bing has created a form for people to use who want embarrassing things written about them to be removed.

  3. EU Commissioner Hints at YouTube Probe After Google Investigation

    The European competition commissioner Joaquín Almunia has suggested that when he completes his antitrust investigation into Google, he might follow it with a YouTube study. The Google investigation has been going on since 2011, with the European...

  4. Twitter’s Vine Updates Rules on Explicit Sexual Content

    Twitter is clamping down on graphic sexual activities and provocative nudity that people post on quick clip video app Vine, making it clear that explicit sexual content is unwanted. Twitter produced a support article to lay out what explicit...

  5. Yelp: Court Ruling on Anonymous Customer Reviews 'Could Have a Chilling Effect on Free Speech'

    A U.S.court has ordered local business review website Yelp to reveal the names of seven of its anonymous reviewers. The order follows a lawsuit filed by a firm called Hadeed Carpet Cleaning, which suspected that some of the reviews placed online...

  6. Twitter Adds Alerts to Help Users During Emergencies, Disasters

    Twitter has announced the launch of Twitter Alerts, which it describes as a way of broadcasting critical information from emergency reporting organizations. Today, we're launching Twitter Alerts, a new feature that brings us one step closer to...

  7. New MPAA Report Blames Google, Search Engines for Piracy

    The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has completed a study of online piracy and traced a lot of it to Google services. The MPAA claimed that many of the incidents of piracy it has seen could be pinned on search engines and suggested...

  8. Google Boldly Rejects UK Privacy Laws in Safari Snooping Case

    Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it is a U.S.company. Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari.

  9. Bing Adds Pop-Up Child Abuse Warnings to UK Searchers

    Bing has added a pop-up warning that will appear when someone is about view images of child abuse. Microsoft is the first search engine to add the sort of feature that the UK government has suggested will be a good way to protect children online.