Thursday, 3 July 2014

Europe censors Google, part 2

I recently blogged about the EU court deciding that there exists a "right to be forgotten", which is good news for corrupt politicians, Nazi war criminals and other trash. Here the new ruling is applied to George Osborne's brother -

"A story published by the Daily Express five years ago detailing the marriage of Chancellor George Osborne’s brother to a Muslim bride was today censored by Google. Express.co.uk was today informed that an article published about Dr Adam Osborne on December 7, 2009, has been removed from Google’s search listings. The 300-word piece detailed how the Chancellor’s younger brother, now 38, had converted to Islam in preparation for his marriage to Bangladeshi-born Rahala Noor, his plastic surgeon girlfriend of 14 years....the piece, which did not allow reader comments, still exists on Express.co.uk. However, it does not appear on Google when a user searches for ‘George Osborne, brother, Islam, Express’ or any variation of those terms. Google confirmed its actions in a notice to Express.co.uk."

What next - will Ken Livingstone be able to hide his old links to radical islamist organisations? At this rate George Osbourne will soon be able to forget the bad publicity that was generated when stories of his tax-fiddling activities were published, because you won't be able to find the references on Google any more.

Extra Google censorship news - "Google has removed web links to several Telegraph articles, following an EU court ruling." Including this one, about former minister Leon Brittan keeping quiet about a Westminster paedophile ring. You just won't find it on the world's favourite search engine.

7 comments:

  1. Was THIS at the bottom of your post meant to be irony on behalf of Google, or just a piss take?


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    1. It wasn't at the bottom of my post......

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    2. It is at trhe bottom of every blog entry you make, when I answer, such as now.

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    3. Furor, you're either off your head, or you have a serious malware problem.

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    4. Furor try using Adblock (it's Free) then you don't get any of those annoying boxes and it blocks every annoying ad known to man, if you use a media player that has ad breaks you do need to disable it for that, but otherwise it's fantastic :D
      I can even watch youtube videos with no adverts.

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  2. I'm told that the EU can only censor Google's European sites. Instead of searching on 'Google.co.uk,' use 'Google.com'.

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    1. Nope. They do it here (Germany) as well, You tube the same.

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Keep it clean.....