On this page you will find articles, links to pages and old Newsletters from this site and other sites confirming what we see happening now was expected and it is indeed speeding up directly after the Pope demanded free speech should no longer be free.
AdSense In FebruaryGoogle stopped showing the advertisements of Oceanaa non-profit organization protesting against a major cruise ship operation's sewage treatment practices.
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Google cited its editorial policy at the time, stating "Google does not accept advertising if the ad or site advocates against other individuals, groups, or organizations. Google removed the Web search ads after an investigation by NARAL found evidence that the ads violate Google's policy against deceptive advertising.
According to NARAL, people using Google to search for "abortion clinics" got ads advertising crisis pregnancy centers that were in fact anti-abortion. Google said in a statement that it had followed normal company procedures in applying its ad policy standards related to ad relevance, clarity, and accuracy in this case.
Russia's Central Election Commission earlier sent a request to Google to remove the advertisement, saying it violated election laws that call for a "day of silence" on election matters ahead of voting, but the advertisement was blocked even in regions where there is no voting set for September 9 and in regions where authorities have authorized the pension-reform protests.
Users may request further blurring of images that feature the user, their family, their car or their home. Users can also request the removal of images that feature what Google term "inappropriate content", which falls under their categories of: Intellectual Property Violations; Sexually explicit content; Illegal, dangerous, or violent content; Child endangerment; Hate speech; Harassment and threats; Personal or confidential information.
Germany it modifies images of specific buildings. Google Search In the United States, Google commonly filters search results to comply with Digital Millennium Copyright Act -related legal complaints,  such as in when Google filtered out websites that provided information critical of Scientology.
Google later released a press statement suggesting Inquisition 21 had attempted to manipulate search results. However, Google does list the number of excluded results at the bottom of the search result page and links to Lumen formerly Chilling Effects for explanation.
Prior to the change three SafeSearch settings—"on", "moderate", and "off"—were available to users. Following the change, two "Filter explicit results" settings—"on" and "off"—were newly established.
The former and new "on" settings are similar, and exclude explicit images from search results. The new "off" setting still permits explicit images to appear in search results, but users need to enter more specific search requests, and no direct equivalent of the old "off" setting exists following the change because adding additional explicit search terms alters the search results.
The change brings image search results into line with Google's existing settings for web and video search. A Google spokesperson disagreed, saying that Google is "not censoring any adult content," but "want to show users exactly what they are looking for—but we aim not to show sexually-explicit results unless a user is specifically searching for them.
Google and other members of the Center for Safe Internet Pharmacies are collaborating to remove illegal pharmacies from search results, and participating in "Operation Pangea" with the FDA and Interpol. The word " Bilderberg " and the family name " Buchanan " were also reportedly censored in the auto-complete results,  but were available by February as well.
Nonetheless, Google continues to filter certain words from autocomplete suggestions,  describing them as "potentially inappropriate".
The Hacker Quarterly has compiled a list of words that are restricted by Google Instant. Google was criticized for linking to such content after some of them became popular enough to reach the front page of some search results. Canada[ edit ] On 19 Juneit was reported that Google had been ordered to remove search results that linked to websites of a company called Datalink by the Supreme Court of British Columbia.
The websites in question sell network device technology that Datalink is alleged to have stolen from Equustek Solutions. Google voluntarily removed links from google. Google argued that Canadian law could not be imposed across the world and was given until 27 June to comply with the Court's ruling.
Google China Google adhered to the Internet censorship policies of China enforced by means of filters colloquially known as "The Great Firewall of China " until March This complete ban has since been lifted[ when? However, the government remains active in filtering Internet content.
In OctoberBlogger and access to the Google Cache were made available in mainland China; however, in Decembersome mainland Chinese users of Blogger reported that their access to the site was once again restricted[ who? Searchers may encounter a message which states: In Junehowever, China blocked Google.
However, at least as of March 23,"The Great Firewall" continues to censor search results from the Hong Kong portal, www. This project was working on by a small percentage of the company, and was codenamed Dragonfly.
A number of Google employees expressed their concern about the project, and several resigned. Articles whose links were removed, when searching for specific personal names, included a blog by the BBC journalist Robert Peston about Stan O'Neil, a former chairman of investment bank Merill Lynch, being forced out after the bank made huge losses.
The paper said it was not known who had asked Google to remove the search result, but there had been a previous complaint to the Press Complaints Commission PCC inconcerning accuracy and claiming that the report was causing "embarrassment", requesting the story to be taken off the paper's website.
The paper said two factual amendments were made to the article and the PCC dismissed the complaint. Under French and German law, hate speech and Holocaust denial are illegal.Build more meaningful and lasting relationships and connect with your customers across sales, customer service, marketing, communities, apps, analytics, and more .
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