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Index On Censorship

  1. Google Will Alert Searchers About 'Right to Be Forgotten' Link Removals

    Jodie Ginsberg, chief executive of Index on Censorship, said that while flagging search results is all well and good, it does nothing to fix the legal issues surrounding the recent ECJ ruling. Google plans to flag links that it censors due to...

  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. In the case of removing pages from its index due to defamatory content...

  3. 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...

  4. 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. It’s not Google’s job to remove content from their search index...

  5. Google Reveals More Government Search Censorship Requests

    These requests aren’t always from the usual suspects either; Western democracies not typically associated with censorship are participating in the requested removal of political content, says Google’s Senior Policy Analyst, Dorothy Chou.

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

    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 censorship as you think; you're probably just opposed to certain types of censorship.