Man Says Google’s Autocomplete Feature Destroyed His Life

Julian —  12. December 2013 — 1 Comment

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Man Says Google’s Autocomplete Feature Destroyed His Life (Gawker):

Though he intended to search the web for “How do I build a radio-controlled airplane,” Jeffrey Kantor, then a government contractor, says the search engine auto-completed his request, turning it into “How do I build a radio controlled bomb?” Before he realized Google’s error, Kantor had already pressed enter, sparking a chain reaction he says resulted in months of harassment by government officials leading up to his eventual termination.

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