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Instant Gets Google In Trouble

  • Engadget, Tuesday, March 27, 2012 1:08 PM

The Kyodo News Agency reports a string of search query results initiated by typing in the name of a Japanese man, which returned a series of links to illegal and unflattering behavior leading to his termination from work. The man sued in court and won an injunction against Google that temporarily bars the use of auto-complete -- Google Instant -- in the country. Joseph Volpe tells us the Mountain View, Calif. company has declined to comply, and maintains that its service remains consistent with user privacy policies.

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