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Microsoft reportedly censors searches for politically sensitive Chinese personalities

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  1. sp00ky

    The Citizen Lab, a research lab based at the University of Toronton's Munk School, has analyzed Bing's autosuggestion system and found that names of Chinese party leaders and dissidents don't automatically show up like they usually would when you start typing. They're apparently the second largest category of names censored by autosuggest, next to names related to pornography and eroticism.

    Citizen Lab's senior research associate Jeffrey Knockel called censorship rules bleeding from one part of the world into another a "danger" when internet platforms have users around the world

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