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Google Autocomplete Is Letting The Terrorists Win

Instead of going after actual terrorists, the government has been investigating innocent people and violating their civil and constitutional rights in the process.

— Jeffrey Kantor, a former government contractor employee, who alleges in a federal lawsuit that he’s being stalked by the government after accidentally searching for “How do I build a bomb?” on Google. Kantor claims he was trying to search for “How do I build a radio-controlled airplane?” but that the search engine’s autocomplete function backfired on him.

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