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  1. Hidden From Google: New Website Reveals 'Forgotten' Search Results

    Called Hidden From Google, the contents of this site include some of the censored search terms, censored links, and the source: The purpose of this site is to list all links which are being censored by search engines due to the recent ruling of the...

  2. 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.

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

    They cited an example, which ultimately wasn't censored, of a picture from Syria featuring piles of dead bodies. Should a search engine filter content such as violent images, pornography, malware, spam, personally identifiable information, hate...

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

    Still others are deeply concerned about the idea of sites being censored at all. Some feel this judge was extending well beyond his jurisdiction for a District Court ruling by handing control of hundreds of sites (owned by webmasters across the...

  5. Government Controlled Search Engine Panguso Launches in China

    The new search engine is touted by Xinhua as an "accurate search service for news, websites, images, videos and audio data," although it will be strictly censored by the Chinese government. Panguso, which was announced in August, appears to have...

  6. 2007: A Search Odyssey? Keynote Conversation with Matt Cutts

    Google allows search results to be censored in China, but all you have to do is click to and you get unfiltered search. Cutts is referring to the disclosure that talks about an item being censored or removed, with a link to a page...

  7. Daily SearchCast, July 27, 2006: Daily SearchCast's First Birthday!; Microsoft Hires 10,000; Baidu Cuts HP Deal; Google Ranking Changes; Google: The Musical & More!

    Greenpeace argues the online maps should not be censored because an EU law requires the French government to make the crop site information public anyway," Xeni Jardin of BoingBoing writes. A report of a new study over on

  8. Daily SearchCast, May 10, 2006: Yahoo Livesearch: Answers Before You Finish Typing!; Yahoo & Google Seek IE7 Users; Will It Be Google Rather Than Vegemite Sandwich? & More! (Corrected File)

    Join our forum thread named censored for 'preteen'? The tool is a desktop application that searches Google using a site: command and also checks sites that link to you, to see if they are banned as well.

  9. Daily SearchCast, May 9, 2006: Yahoo's New Panama Ad System; Getting Real Time Date; Microsoft's New Moves In Maps; Googlers Fuel California Tax Revenues & More!

    However, an advertiser has discovered a loophole in the censoring system that results in these censored sites showing up in search results via the Google China has censored their search results to remove certain sites and listings that...