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Google Makes Deal In “Jewish” Autocomplete Case

Back in April, Google was sued (again) over something that’s really not their fault. Or is it? Several French anti-discrimination groups, including SOS Racisme, accused Google of “creating probably the greatest Jewish history file ever,” and said that French Google users were “confronted daily with the unsolicited association” of popular figures with being “Jewish” or “a Jew.” And today, the …

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Google Sued Over “Jewish” Autocomplete Suggestions

If you’ve spent any time on humor sites, forums, or user-submitted content aggregators like reddit, you have probably seen Google’s autocomplete search feature used as a tool for discovering the sometimes fascinating, sometimes downright odd, and oftentimes frightening collective queries of the internet population. If you want to see this in action, just go to Google and type “Why can’t …

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