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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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