Google acts to curb ‘revenge porn’ from search results

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Google said it would soon put up an online form that will allow "revenge porn" victims to make requests to remove these items from search queries

Google said Friday it was taking steps to remove from search results “revenge porn,” or sexually explicit images of people posted without their consent. The Internet search giant said it would soon put up an online form that will allow victims to make requests to remove these items from Google search queries. “We’ve heard many troubling stories of ‘revenge porn': an ex-partner seeking to publicly humiliate a person by posting private images of them, or hackers stealing and distributing images from victims’ accounts,” Google search vice president Amit Singhal said in a blog post.

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