The fifth and sixth public meetings of Google’s advisory council met in Berlin and London recently, inviting experts and the public to discuss the outcome of the recent “right to be forgotten ruling” made by the European court of Justice. Adviser Luciano Floridi explains the consultations.
A growing number of academics say the ruling could help make the internet more harmonious than it is today
The creators of Rap Genius awoke on Christmas morning to find a particularly large lump of coal in their stockings, courtesy of Google.
The search engine removed the lyrics site from its search ranks as punishment for attempting to game its algorithm through a strategy known as “growth hacking.” As of Friday morning, Rap Genius still did not show up in a regular Google search (screenshot below), although its Twitter account and numerous stories detailing Google’s actions did.