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Freedom of expression and the right to be forgotten

The European Court of Justice has ruled that Google must amend some search results at the request of ordinary people in a test of the so-called "right to be forgotten." The court said links to "irrelevant" and outdated data should be erased on request. ...

May 23, 2014
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Google EU data case raises censorship fears

A European Court of Justice decision ordering Google to delete some personal data on request has raised concerns about online censorship and how Internet search works in various countries.

May 14, 2014
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EU: Google shouldn't discriminate against opt-outs

Europe's top regulator says he has asked Google not to discriminate against companies that don't want it to use their content in Google's specialized search results, such as price comparison for plane tickets or reviews of ...

Dec 09, 2013
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US tightens guidance for online search ads

A US consumer watchdog agency told Internet search engines Tuesday to ensure they differentiate between search results and paid advertising, to steer clear of "deceptive" practices.

Jun 25, 2013
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China trying new form of 'Internet censorship'

China is experimenting with more subtle methods to censor Internet search results ahead of the 24th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, according to a group that monitors blocked websites in the ...

Jun 01, 2013
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Hacker 'botnet' hijacked online searches

Software titan Microsoft and computer security giant Symantec said Thursday that they smashed a hacker-infected computer network that was hijacking Internet searches.

Feb 07, 2013
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