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Google to block child sex abuse queries

technologyEdward KiledjianComment

Google executive chairman, Eric Schmidt, has announced that the company will be taking concrete steps to rids itself of search results related to underage sexual abuse. It seems Google hired a team of 200 to find a solution and their work has already removed over 100,000 potential queries.

These improvements are thus forth limited to the English only versions however you can expect these changes to roll-out to the other Google supported languages in the coming 6 months (aka 158 languages if you were keeping tabs).

I think Google deserves a pat on the back for its efforts to curb child abuse related search queries and I hope this is the start of many more such improvements to protect the next generation.

Source: Daily Mail