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June 28, 2012 7:15 am

Google Has Anti-Semitic Lawsuit Dropped in France

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NY Times – Is Google anti-Semitic? Maybe not after all, several French groups that fight racism have decided.

On Wednesday they agreed to drop a lawsuit in which they had accused the company of violating French anti-racism laws. The groups objected to the fact that Google’s autocomplete feature suggests the term “juif,” or “Jewish,” as one of the top choices in connection with the names of many public figures — including the likes of Rupert Murdoch, chief executive of News Corp.

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