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Google removes offensive autocomplete entry about an Irish hotel

Google Removes Offensive Autocomplete Entry  In June 2011 the Ballymascanlon House Hotel in Ireland filed legal proceedings against Google Ireland because a search for their name produced the word ‘receivership’ in the Google autocomplete feature. According to Google, the autocomplete ‘predicts and displays search queries based on other users’ search activities’. The hotel hosts weddings and this term […]

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