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Internet Companies Vow To Block Child Pornography

 
Internet Companies Vow To Block Child Pornography
Posted November 18th, 2013 @ 10:26am

(NEWSER)– Google and Microsoft are working closely together to make it harder for pedophiles to find images of child abuse online.

Google says it has targeted 100,000 search terms associated with child sexual abuse and the terms will now deliver warnings instead of illegal results, the BBC reports.

Over the last few months, the company has "put more than 200 people to work developing new, state-of-the-art technology to tackle the problem," Google chief Eric Schmidt writes in the Daily Mail.

"We've fine-tuned Google search to prevent links to child sexual abuse material from appearing in our results." 

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