Bing (part of Microsoft)
New report calls on internet cos. to do more to fight terrorist incitement & disinformation in line with responsibility to uphold human rights
Author: NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights & World Economic Forum
"Harmful Content: The Role of Internet Platform Companies in Fighting Terrorist Incitement and Politically Motivated Disinformation", Nov 2017...
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Author: Kaylene Hong, The Next Web
Chinese Web monitoring service GreatFire is…claiming that [Microsoft’s Bing] censors heavily within [China], even more so than domestic search engine Baidu…The organization…examined Bing’s search engine results page for over 30,000 sensitive and non...
Author: Dominic Rushe, Guardian (UK)
Microsoft has blamed an “error in our system” for producing results on its Bing search engine that appear to censor information for Chinese language users in the same way it filters results in mainland China…FreeWeibo, a tool that allows uncensored...
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Author: BBC News (UK)
Google and Microsoft have agreed [to] measures to make it harder to find child abuse images online. As many as 100,000 search terms will now return no results…and will trigger warnings that child abuse imagery is illegal…Downing Street said the [UK]...
Author: Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
The purpose of this e-bulletin is to help keep everyone working in the field of business & children's rights informed about recent key developments and forthcoming initiatives. [Includes contributions in English, French & Spanish from...
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Author: Oliver Wright, Independent (UK)
Every home in the UK is to have pornography blocked by their internet provider unless the householder choose to receive it, David Cameron has announced. Warning that access to online pornography is "corroding childhood" the Prime Minister said that by...
In May and June human-rights lawyers in America filed two suits [under the Alien Tort Claims Act] alleging that executives at Cisco Systems…sold China’s government equipment customised to help track dissenters online…Cisco denies all wrongdoing...
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Author: Jason Subler & Georgina Prodhan, Reuters
China's Baidu is to partner with Microsoft for English-language search…The tie-up will direct English searches from Baidu to Microsoft's Bing, which will deliver the results back to Baidu's Web pages…Bing…filters out results in China relating to...