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I don't know what the facts of this story really are:
presumably Google will have an anodyne explanation for
this "misunderstanding".  In any case, I remain convinced that it would be a very good thing if the European Community sponsored one (or preferably more than one) European search engine.  By now Google-like search engines are recognizably a valuable tool in protecting
the modernized version of "freedom of the press", and
as such is much too valuable to be left in the hands of
a monopoly or oligopoly.

Hannah K. O'Luthon
by Hannah K OLuthon on Mon Jun 13th, 2005 at 03:02:18 AM EST
I remember when they delisted Indymedia.org from Google News because someone in the open publishing column (comperable to the diaries here and at dKos) used a term like 'zionist nazi' or some such.  people pointed out that a different referenced site used the word 'islamofascist', and also that google could link only to 'editorially approved' indymedia articles, but no matter.
by Media Revolution on Mon Jun 13th, 2005 at 07:13:29 AM EST
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