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Old 05-09-2012, 09:32 PM
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Search Engine Results Protected by First Amendment

Please read the blog post before commenting on the thread title. lol

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Although Google has been the subject of multiple antitrust investigations related to how they arrange search results and rank Web sites, a new 27-page report suggests that Google should be offered the same First Amendment rights as a newspaper. The report, which was commissioned by Google, makes a strong case that search engines are protected by the First Amendment and that the government cannot attempt to control the search results in any way.

Eugene Volokh, a UCLA law professor, First Amendment expert, and the author of the “First Amendment Protection for Search Engine Results” report said the following:
Continued at: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/s...endment/43432/

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Old 05-10-2012, 03:54 AM
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I pretty much agree with most of that so long as paid ads are clearly identified.
 
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