Legal: Censorship

  • Chinese government cracks down on search ads and “banned content”

    … China is cracking down again on search content. Partly in response to the tragic death of college sophomore Wei Zexi, China is now requiring search engines to “report banned content and verify advertisers’ qualifications,” according to Bloomberg. The report says that “banned information” cannot be maintained or presented in any form in search…

    Greg Sterling/ Search Engine Land- 13 readers -
  • Right To Be Forgotten 2.0: Better Privacy Rules Or Operational Nightmare?

    … in practice the new rules may prove problematic and highly challenging for US and other non-EU companies. Depending on your view, this comprehensive overhaul of Europe’s “data protection” laws is either a welcome update or a bureaucratic and legal nightmare in the making. If you’re a privacy advocate you’ll probably cheer the new rules. If you’re…

    Greg Sterling/ Marketing Land- 38 readers -
  • Russia Poised To Pass Sweeping Right-To-Be-Forgotten Law

    … Lawmakers in Russia are just a couple votes away from passing a sweeping “right to be forgotten” law that critics say would be technically impossible to follow while also preventing citizens from accessing important information online. The European Union already has its own right to be forgotten law that lets citizens submit links to specific…

    Matt Mcgee/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 20 readers -
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