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01 March 2016

'Remember “celebgate” – the widespread hack of hundreds of iCloud accounts which saw the internet flooded with intimate pictures of Jennifer Lawrence, Rihanna and a whole host of others?

Google certainly does. A search for celebgate returns over 360,000 results.

Take that same search term over to Kiddle – the new child friendly search engine that filters out the filth – and what do you get? Nothing. Not a single result.

That’s because Kiddle, which has a Google Custom Search bar embedded in the site, filters out all adult content.

Some search terms return no results while others, such as “spank” or “Pamela Anderson” make the cartoon robot glower from the search engine’s moon-based theme as it tells you that you tried to search for “some bad words.”'

 

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12 June 2014

This departmental advice is for:

school leaders

school staff

governing bodies

local authorities

It applies to:

maintained schools

community schools

foundation schools

voluntary schools

community special schools

foundation special schools

academies and free schools

pupil referral units

non-maintained special schools

The advice covers:

powers to search without consent

prohibited items schools can search for

powers to confiscate items found during searches

 

Read the document here.

19 June 2013
05 April 2013

How will new mobile phones, technology such as Google Glass - the wearable gadget that searches for whatever we look at – and social networks like Facebook and Twitter influence our searches? Should we be concerned that sensitive personal information is being filtered through a small number of companies? Find out with The Guardian's animation, narrated by Jemima Kiss