In response to court orders, Yahoo and Google are censoring search results in Argentina about a variety of celebrities, including public officials, models, actors, and sports stars. According to an in depth article on OpenNet Initiative, this has been going on since 2006 and more than 100 people have succeeded in getting Google and Yahoo to filter search results in Argentina. … [Read more...] about Argentina Forcing Google & Yahoo To Censor Search Results
Google censors search results
We sympathize with Mr. Mosley, and with anyone who believes their rights have been violated. We offer well-established tools to help people remove specific pages from our search results when those pages have clearly been determined to violate the law. In fact, we have removed hundreds of pages for Mr. Mosley, and stand ready to remove others he identifies. … [Read more...] about Google Says European Law Does Not Support Mosley Lawsuit To Censor Search Results
The 2003 decision Search King, cited above, was the first case (to my knowledge) to hold that Google’s “editorial” control of search results was protected by the free speech clause of the First Amendment. That was reaffirmed earlier this year in a US District Court case called Zhang et al. v. Baidu.com (also cited above). … [Read more...] about Another Court Affirms Google’s First Amendment Control Of Search Results
First, Bing does not apply China’s legal requirements to searches conducted outside of China. Due to an error in our system, we triggered an incorrect results removal notification for some searches noted in the report but the results themselves are and were unaltered outside of China. … [Read more...] about We Don’t Censor Search Outside China
Greg Finn is the Director of Marketing for Cypress North, a company that provides world-class social media and search marketing services and web & application development. He has been in the Internet marketing industry for 10+ years and specializes in Digital Marketing. You can also find Greg on Twitter (@gregfinn) or LinkedIn.[/caption] … [Read more...] about Google+ Censoring Borderline Offensive Profile Images; Author Images in Search Results To Blame?