Automated copyright takedown bot goes haywire (2018)

Summary: For years, Google and YouTube have included a trusted flagger program by which certain entities that have shown they “are particularly effective at notifying YouTube” of content violations are given more […]

Senator asks YouTube to block Al Qaeda videos (2008)

Summary: In 2008, the Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee, chaired by then Senator Joe Lieberman, produced a report entitled: “Violent Islamist Extremism,The Internet, and the Homegrown Terrorist Threat.” […]

Dealing with misinformation in search (2004)

Google search results for “jew” leading to blatantly antisemitic website (Jewwatch). Summary: Google’s biggest early innovation in search was that it used inbound links as a tool for determining the […]