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Why we need an underground Google

July 12, 2014 07:02 AM ET
 
Governments are forcing search engines to show wrong results. It's time for search engines to go rogue so they can be right.

 

Computerworld - There has never been a search engine that accurately reflects the Internet.

In the 1990s and 2000s, the limitation was technical. The so-called "deep web" and "dark Internet" -- which sound shady and mysterious, but simply refer to web sites inaccessible by conventional means -- have always existed.

Many parts of the Internet are hard to index, or are blocked from being indexed by their owners.

Companies like Google have worked hard to surface and bring light to the "deep, dark" recesses of the global web on a technical level.

But in the past few years, a disturbing trend has emerged where governments -- either through law or technical means or by the control of the companies that provide access -- have forced inaccuracy, omissions and misleading results on the world's major search engines.

 

ComputerWorld/ Full Read Here/ http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9249675/Why_we_need_an_underground_Google

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