IT: New Anticensorware Report: BESS vs Image Search Engines

Seth Finkelstein
Tue, 5 Mar 2002 10:17:11 -0500

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BESS vs Image Search Engines
Abstract: This report investigates how N2H2's censorware treats
several image search engines. N2H2/BESS turns out to blacklist popular
general image searching sites as "Pornography". The cached images held
by such sites are probably the cause. This is discussed as a deep
dilemma of censorware, where general search facilities may be
considered as tainted if they contain any cached forbidden material.
Seth Finkelstein  Consulting Programmer  sethf[at-sign]
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