In the latest ruckus around search results, a spokesman for Google proudly declaims that the company is sticking to its principles:

Google views the integrity of our search results as an extremely important priority.

Accordingly, we do not remove a page from our search results simply because its content is unpopular or because we receive complaints concerning it.

Oh, really?

If you change the word “complaint” to “DMCA takedown notice” then it’s a different story.

So the lesson is: complaining about the offensive nature of a search result will get you nowhere but sending a spurious legal claim will result in immediate action.

Have you published a response to this? :