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The EU and search engines: what are we fighting for?

The EU and search engines: what are we fighting for?

Written by on September 12, 2016 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

Content regulation that can only spectacularly backfire. The EU’s latest proposal to allow media outlets to charge search engines to index their content is a frightening sign of how the EU has the potential to damage the Internet experience for all EU users. The idea is to change EU copyright law such that the owners of […]

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China tightens controls on paid internet search ads

China tightens controls on paid internet search ads

Written by on June 27, 2016 in News with 0 Comments

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s internet regulator said on Saturday that search engines should tighten management of paid-for ads in search results, making clear which results are paid-for and limiting their numbers. The Chinese government already exercises widespread controls over the internet and has sought to codify that policy in law. Chinese regulators last month imposed […]

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Is Google for liberty or taking liberties?

Is Google for liberty or taking liberties?

Written by on July 7, 2015 in Guest Blog with 0 Comments

A new study conducted by Michael Luca of Harvard Business School and Tim Wu of Columbia Law School (Mr. Net Neutrality) claims that Google is taking liberties with its search result display.  In particular the study claims that Google’s methods give a significant preference to their won result above those of their competitors.  Specifically the […]

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