Microsoft’s Bing Makes It Painfully Easy to Find Child Pornography Images
Research conducted by online safety firm AntiToxin Technology revealed that Microsoft’s Bing search engine not only that does little to prevent child pornography images from showing up in search results, but it also offers alternative keywords to make it easier to find them.
Commissioned by TechCrunch, the report revealed worrying facts about the efforts that Microsoft makes to block such content on its search engine.
The investigation was performed between December 30 and January 7 with SafeSearch turned off. On several occasions, Bing returned content showcasing child abuse, while at the same time displaying related terms that can be used for additional searches.
While these associated keywords are generated automatically, they were displayed both in the search bar and… (read more)