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Run Skidmark Run! Google Steps-up Internet Paedophile Hunt

Posted: June 18th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: CRIME! | Tags: | Comments Off on Run Skidmark Run! Google Steps-up Internet Paedophile Hunt

GOOGLEIt’s en ease to bag out the behemoth that is Google, outwardly the company looks like a money making machine – without a huge social conscience – Scratch the surface a little however, and your glimmered by small signs of hope. There’s a bunch of cool stuff coming out of Google’s X-Labs, Project Loony’s superneat wifi via balloon power. Google Culture  dictates that the company has a social conscience, exercising that conscience is – it seems – a little harder?

In it’s latest effort to set-things-right, Google is doing what it does best, it’s creating an image database to help law enforcement control the traffic of offensive images and remove child pornography from the web. Indeed, it’s a no-brainer, Google’s mission statement outlines the company’s intention to ‘organize the worlds information’ and mapping a world of depravity in order to be rid of it,  something the company is exemplary at.

While we’d love to sing Google’s praises, we are left wondering why that hadn’t happened sooner, search, categorize and list is after all what Google does best?

Now that Google has announced plans to setup an online database of offensive images, you can expect that the war will escalate quickly. The ethos of the plan is to enable law enforcement agencies, not-for-profits and private companies to detect and remove offensive content more easily :: Read the full article »»»»

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