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Google extends revenge porn delisting policy to address fake content

Google extends revenge porn delisting policy to address fake content

  Google has always allowed people to request certain content, like a malicious website or copies of your contact information, to be removed from search results. The company already had a policy for removing private images or videos, but now it’s taking fake pornographic content more seriously. Google now has […]

New York’s revenge-porn bill dies after 11th-hour campaign by Google

New York’s revenge-porn bill dies after 11th-hour campaign by Google

  New York’s revenge-porn bill died early Thursday morning after the Senate adjourned for the year and took no action in the wake of an 11th-hour campaign by Google against the legislation. The proposal — which has languished in Albany since its introduction in 2013 and was recently taken up […]

Google and Friends Blamed for Blocking Vote on New York Revenge Porn Bill

Google and Friends Blamed for Blocking Vote on New York Revenge Porn Bill

  Photo: Getty The New York state Senate failed to vote on a revenge porn bill on Wednesday, and those advocating for the legislation blame Google and a tech lobbyist group for pressuring lawmakers to abandon it in the final hour. The bill, if passed, would have criminalized the non-consensual […]

Google Loves Revenge Porn

Google Loves Revenge Porn

  A New York state bill that would outlaw ‘revenge porn’ has been shelved until next year, after a late lobbying effort by tech giant Google succeeded in blocking a vote in the state Senate. The bill, which existed in legal limbo since 2013, was pushed through the State Assembly […]

Google has forgotten its original motto: ‘Don’t be evil’

Google has forgotten its original motto: ‘Don’t be evil’

  If ever there was a no-brainer appropriate for the skill level of the empty noggins in Albany, it was the bill to ban revenge porn. If someone posts online a nude picture of you without your consent for the world to dissect and ridicule and beat their chests over, […]