Tag Archives: Google: Critics

Google fighting local battles over global control of its index in Canada, France

Regulators and courts seek to assert authority over global search results rather than limit decisions to their own countries. The post Google fighting local battles over global control of its index in Canada, France appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Top European court to decide if Google needs to purge disputed links from global index

French regulators have argued that the "right to be forgotten" is not fully enforceable unless content is removed worldwide. The post Top European court to decide if Google needs to purge disputed links from global index appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Canada’s Supreme Court orders Google to de-index site globally, opening door to censorship

Decision is dangerous to free speech and the free flow of online information. The post Canada’s Supreme Court orders Google to de-index site globally, opening door to censorship appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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EU sources say $1.17 billion antitrust fine against Google coming in weeks

Shopping search penalty is the first of three potential fines against the company. The post EU sources say $1.17 billion antitrust fine against Google coming in weeks appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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EU ready to fine Google billions in shopping search antitrust case [Report]

In one of three active cases, the company faces potential fines of up to $9 billion. The post EU ready to fine Google billions in shopping search antitrust case [Report] appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Two major changes potentially coming to EU’s Right to Be Forgotten with global implications

Authorities in France considering automatic delisting for "sensitive personal data" and forcing global index removal. The post Two major changes potentially coming to EU’s Right to Be Forgotten with global implications appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content

Google hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedback about suggested searches and Featured Snippets answers. The post Google’s ‘Project Owl’ — a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content appeared first on Search Engine...

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Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article

Infowars article was used to help illustrate how quality raters might judge content, but raters have no power to censor, ban or penalize pages. The post Google did not ban Infowars; did rescind quality example using an Infowars article appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis

Under fire for months, can Google reverse the drip-drip-drip of criticism as incorrect, absurd or even dangerous results surface to the top? The post A deep look at Google’s biggest-ever search quality crisis appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name

If this overly broad warrant were duplicated in other jurisdictions, local law enforcement might use Google as a first stop in their investigations. The post Google receives search warrant for identities of everyone who searched crime victim’s name appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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