But even more alarming is that Bing will suggest related keywords and images that provide pedophiles with more child pornography. Following an anonymous tip, TechCrunch commissioned a report from online safety startup AntiToxin to investigate. The results were alarming. Bing searches can return illegal child abuse imagery. AntiToxin is closely supervised by legal counsel and works in conjunction with Israeli authorities to perform this research and properly hand its findings to law enforcement. And even people not seeking this kind of disgusting imagery could be led to it by Bing. And if a user clicks on those images, Bing showed them more illegal child abuse imagery in its Similar Images feature. Similar searches on Google did not produce as clearly illegal imagery or as much concerning content as did Bing.
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Anyone who used the World Wide Web in the nineties will know that web search has come a long way. Sure, it was easy to get more search results than you knew what to do with in but it was really hard to get good ones. What Google did better than Alta Vista, HotBot, Yahoo and the others at the dawn of the millennium was to figure out which search results were the most relevant and respected. A subset of it — the part hosted on Tor Hidden Services and referred to as the Dark Web — is very interesting to those in law enforcement.
Google is a search engine, not a website, therefore it uses key words used by websites for people to find what they're looking for. If you want to filter what appears on your searches, try using the parental controls on your virus protection program. The other option is not to search while young children are around; or if you have children who use the computer; give them a separate log in to the one you use. I've set up separate 'desktop' for each member of my family. Myself, my husband and children ranging in age from 12 to
Notifications can be turned off anytime in the browser settings. Most states passed a form of nonconsensual-porn litigation, commonly known as revenge porn, by August While legislators made new laws, tech companies made new policies. In June , Google introduced a way to remove search results for unauthorized nude pictures.