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

    Google first announced their Transparency Report back in Fall 2010 as part of their government requests tool aimed at giving people information about the requests for user data and content removal they receive from the government.

  2. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    We hope this tool will be helpful in discussions about the appropriate scope and authority of government requests. Google is alarmed by government requests to remove political content from search results, fearing that free expression may be at risk.

  3. World IPv6 Launch: What it Means for Content Owners & SEO

    The IPv6 address that is set for the AAAA record doesn’t respond to requests from the U.S.but this is the same subdomain pattern that Google has been using ( for testing and to allow devices to connect on a dedicated URL before the...

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

    For instance, the Digital Millennial Copyright Act of 1998 requires websites to remove links to fraudulently obtained material when the copyright holder requests it, and this provision has already been successfully invoked millions of times.

  5. SearchDay | Obama is Winning the Internet War

    With the API, lenders can automate custom quotes to borrowers submitting loan requests. Googloomy Times, Desperate Measures SEARCHING FOR MEANING Crashing markets, bank bailouts, and government investments in the private sector are the new norm.

  6. Search Records Requests under Patriot Act Ruled Unconstitutional

    Because the Patriot Act also permanently barred targets from disclosing to their customers that information had been requested, we have no idea how many of these requests have been made to search engines.

  7. Google CEO Maps Missions, Stays on Message

    That's why it's so important that a federal court judge made an impartial decision on Google's favor recently [in response to Department of Justice requests for search query data”.Sullivan drilled down further to ask if search engines should...

  8. How The US Department of Justice May Analyze Search Data & Freedom Of Information Act Request For Disclosure

    I'm also wondering if there were any non-legal requests made to the search engines before the subpoenas? They could have simply come up with their own list of terms to check, just as the US Government Accountability Office did last year when it...

  9. Special Search Tools Roundup

    This free server module watches for spiders which read pages disallowed in robots.txt, and blocks all further requests from that IP address. Google banned by Chinese government. It is also buying Quiver, which has developed a content categorization...

  10. Special Search Tools & Products Issue

    MetaSearch engines can send requests to multiple text and database search interfaces, then present the results to users. The new version of Inktomi's search software (formerly Ultraseek) indexes databases via Oracle connector or ODBC, and includes...