Tag Archives: Legal: Censorship

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.

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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.

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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.

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Google studying ways to deal with offensive search suggestions & results

Facing criticism over “fake news,” inappropriate search suggestions and more, the search company is looking for long-term and comprehensive solutions.

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Have Google and Facebook become unwitting tools of extremism?

Google and Facebook are committed to facts and progress, but The Guardian argues they may be helping to undermine both.

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Chinese government cracks down on search ads and “banned content”

New rules protect public but tighten government control over search results.

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Mississippi attorney general’s “conspiracy to censor the internet” back on as appeals court rules against Google

Google had alleged the Motion Picture Association of America was using Mississippi attorney general’s action as a tool of its private interests in content takedowns.

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Mississippi attorney general’s “conspiracy to censor the internet” back on as appeals court rules against Google

Google had alleged the Motion Picture Association of America was using Mississippi attorney general’s action as a tool of its private interests in content takedowns.

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Right To Be Forgotten: French Argue They Have Authority To Regulate Google Globally

Setting up a potential international “conflict of laws” dispute, France’s privacy regulator (CNIL) rejected Google’s arguments against expanding the “right to be forgotten” (RTBF) to the company’s global index. Google had been limiting RTBF removals to European domains such…



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Look Out Siri, Google Now & Cortana, Facebook M Wants To Be Your Digital Assistant

The social network is experimenting with a service within Messenger that it believes will make better recommendations than its rivals. M will even complete tasks for people.

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