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Windows 7: Bing blocks adult content in 20 percent of regions


07 Jun 2009   #1

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Bing blocks adult content in 20 percent of regions

A quick search query in all of the 58 Bing regions shows that 12 of them completely block sexual content.

Full Story: Bing blocks sexual content in 20 percent of regions - Ars Technica


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07 Jun 2009   #2

Win 7 64 bit, 7127
 
 

I only checked out Bing FOR the sexual content! Works fine in South Florida.
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07 Jun 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Bing just went Bong.
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08 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Just checked out Bing for sexual content in UK.
You can still get some but much fewer results than Google and a lot tamer.
Not that I bother with that kind of thing but it's nice to know MS are looking after our moral wellbeing.
I suppose the question is- if they are censoring porn what else are they censoring?

Cheers, John
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08 Jun 2009   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Yikes! Just check mine and there's no filtering here!!!
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08 Jun 2009   #6

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Bing just went Bong.
And there will be no Bang with this Bing.
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08 Jun 2009   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

It even says at the bottom of my results page-"some results have been removed" j
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08 Jun 2009   #8

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnwillyums View Post
It even says at the bottom of my results page-"some results have been removed" j
Google's results say that when too many similar results are returned. Could that be the case?
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08 Jun 2009   #9

W7 7127 X64
 
 

Bing... epic phail of a name...
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08 Jun 2009   #10

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Win7User512 View Post
Google's results say that when too many similar results are returned. Could that be the case?
I don't think so. Google returns a whole different set of results from the same query.
There is only one that is the same and does indeed lead to free adult movies on BING.
The rest are documentaries or studies of porn and it's effects etc.
I was gonna try other "controversial" searches like the name of a well known evil organisation but found I daren't.
I imagined bells going off in an underground bunker, men dressed as robocop, heavy boots in the hallway, the sound of my door breaking and so on.
When did our freedoms quietly slip away?

John

also rubbish name
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