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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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Bing to censor Bing.com in the EU for Right To Be Forgotten searches

According to the announcement, Bing's updated RTBF policy for the EU will use location-based signals to remove relevant URLs on all versions of Bing. The post Bing to censor Bing.com in the EU for Right To Be Forgotten searches appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google reports more than 40K government requests for user data during 2nd half of 2015

Google says it is proud its transparency reports have helped "shed light on government surveillance laws and practices" around the world. The post Google reports more than 40K government requests for user data during 2nd half of 2015 appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Report: 2 years in, 75 percent of Right to Be Forgotten asks denied by Google

More than 50 percent of requests come from Germany and the UK. The post Report: 2 years in, 75 percent of Right to Be Forgotten asks denied by Google appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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French privacy regulator fines Google for not removing RTBF links outside of Europe

CNIL in France refuses to compromise on demand that Google remove all Right to Be Forgotten content from its entire index. The post French privacy regulator fines Google for not removing RTBF links outside of Europe appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Japan Courts Order Removal Of Criminal Activity From Search As Privacy Violation

Suggesting that there may soon be a European-style “Right to be Forgotten” in Japan, two Japanese courts recently ordered Yahoo Japan and Google to remove indexed reports of criminal activity under the theory that individual privacy rights were being violated. The cases were discussed...

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Google Updates User Ads Settings When Signed In Or Out

How to manage your ad settings on Google. The post Google Updates User Ads Settings When Signed In Or Out appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Google Fights France To Prevent Globalization Of The Right-to-Be-Forgotten

Google has formally appealed France’s data protection authority’s order that Google apply Right-to-Be-Forgotten (RTBF) removals to its global index. The Commission Nationale de l’informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) had protested Google’s Europe-only removal policy and threatened...

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Microsoft’s “Revenge Porn” Reporting Page Helps Victims Get Photos & Videos Out Of Search Results

Users can submit requests to remove links to explicit photos or videos that have been posted online without their consent. The post Microsoft’s “Revenge Porn” Reporting Page Helps Victims Get Photos & Videos Out Of Search Results appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Are Search Engines Responsible For Reputation? Yes, Virginia, They Are. Big Time!

Columnist Chris Silver Smith discusses the legal issues surrounding online defamation, including search engines' role in helping (or harming) victims. The post Are Search Engines Responsible For Reputation? Yes, Virginia, They Are. Big Time! appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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