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Internet Censorship

  1. 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.

  2. Google Still Taking a Beating Over Max Mosley S&M Party Search Results

    Google said in a French court this week that it had removed hundreds of pages for Mosley and stands ready to remove others he identifies, but that the law does not support his demand for the creation of "an unprecedented new Internet censorship...

  3. Is Google Sucking the Life Out of Your Identity? Are They Alone?

    The Internet is touted by many to be, of necessity, free and open – invulnerable to tampering, censorship, or control by any single entity. I also pointed out that the amount of information that's available on most of us that frequent the Internet...

  4. Google Stops Warning China Searchers About Dangerous Keywords

    The firm ceased issuing the warnings in early December, according to a report from Chinese censorship monitoring group, and has removed supporting information from its about pages. What could be the reason for Google to switch off...

  5. Google Warns Secretive Government Group Could Kill Open Web

    The ITU refuted the idea that they want to increase censorship and regulate the Internet in a blog post: The site encourages users to take part in governance efforts and make their voices heard through various campaigns aimed at stopping web...

  6. Google, Facebook & Amazon Quietly Forming Tech Lobbying Group?

    Facebook has also long fought against government censorship. Google's co-founder Sergey Brin in April applauded the social networking site for its refusal to give in to government censorship. Technology giants – and often competitors – Google...

  7. 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. What are these people thinking, that they own the Internet?

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

    The apparent inclusion of search blocking, widely regarded as Internet censorship. Smith said in response to the White House’s show of opposition to the bill in its current form, "It is not censorship to enforce the law against foreign thieves.

  9. Google to Protest SOPA on Home Page Tomorrow

    Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt called piracy solutions “draconian” and “censorship. Like many businesses, entrepreneurs, and Web users, we oppose these bills because there are smart, targeted ways to shut down foreign rogue websites without...

  10. Search Industry Call to Arms: SOPA, Keyword Not Provided and Lying SEOs

    WordPress urged their 60 million users to visit Stop American Censorship and take action against SOPA 41 senators are needed to block the vote. Marketers who engage in fake reviews, falsified comments, puppet accounts and misleading tactics don't...

  11. 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.