Google Cracks Down on Sites That Charge to Remove Mug Shots

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According to Blogger Bill Snyder, Google is getting involved in taking down embarrassing mugshots from websites. They did this because a mugshot may be taken for any misdemeanor, regardless of guilt or innocence, and it is an inappropriate embarrassment for users. Google states posting these mugshots is a violation, but will not allow insight on how the search algorithm works, so they are handling it themselves.

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http://blogs.cio.com/google/18279/google-mug-shots-arrests-privacy