Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 27th Jan 2011 20:15 UTC
Google It seems like the content industry has managed to score another hit in its 'fight' against piracy, and this time, it's a big fish. Announced a few weeks ago already, Google has started censoring its auto-complete and instant features for an arbitrary set of search terms - such as 'bittorrent', 'torrent', 'rapidshare', and any terms derived from those (e.g. 'ubuntu torrent' is censored as well).
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Comment by darai
by Darai on Thu 27th Jan 2011 21:06 UTC
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So much for net neutrality, Google. It would just seem awkward that Google do this, especially since they did this by choice.

But I guess it's not all that bad, I mean it still shows up in searches. It's just really a matter of pressing the Enter key. Now if they censored it the search terms altogether, that's a different ball game.

Edited 2011-01-27 21:20 UTC

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