Search engines falling down on security job

Tuesday, 5 June 2007, 12:18 AM EST

In their pursuit of the bottom line, search engines have put consumers at risk, according to findings from McAfee SiteAdvisor. The company's latest study has found that, while Web search results are generally getting safer, there is much work to be done in weeding out unscrupulous advertisers bent on jilting buyers. However, when does weeding out amount to Net censorship?

At TechNewsWorld.

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