Google Censorship FAQ

Philipp Lenssen at Google Blogoscoped has published an unofficial Google Censorship FAQ where he answers over 35 questions related to Google’s censorship activities. Highlights include: What does Google censor? It depends on the country. In Germany, Google censors certain Nazi…

John Sexton’s Wikipedia Article

I was quoted in today’s Washington Square News about recent edits to NYU President John Sexton’s article on Wikipedia. Since the recent labor disupte with the Graduate Student Organizing Committee, various additions were made to Sexton’s page that, IMO, violated…

Congress v. IT Companies re: China

Nathan Weinberghas posted some excellent excerpts form today’s congressional hearings with various IT companies regarding thier actions in China. Here are some highlights: The Associated Press: Rep. Tom Lantos, ranking Democrat on the International Relations Committee, told the company officials…

More on GoogleNews: Sources, Bias, Purpose

The concern over content selection at GoogleNews continues on Buzzmachine. I’ve had various reactions, which can be found throughout the comment threads, and in my earlier post on transparency. Allow me to highlight three more issues: SourcesThis issue first arose…

Demanding Transparency in GoogleNews

Jeff Jarvis recently demanded more transparency in GoogleNews: We’re demanding transparency of mainstream news. Well, it’s high time we get transparency from GoogleNews. Instapundit and LGF point to a nazi site — complete with “love your race” graphics — that…