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Uzbekistan: Google censoring opposition?

Jamiyat reports that the website of an Uzbek opposition party has been filtered by the Russian version of Google: “Visiting this website may harm your computer.”

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  • Hi Ben,

    According to the Open Net Initiative and the StopBadware.org that I’ve contacted about this, it seems that it is not a filtering case. Google has found some malicious code on the Uzbek Democratic Party Erk website which is most likely has been victim of a malicious hacking attack inserting some bad code.
    In order to remove the warning the webmaster needs to find the code and then clean and secure the website. Then he needs to submit a request for review to topBadware.org who will check the site and recommend to Google to remove its warning flag. The webmaster can find the Request for Review here: http://stopbadware.org/home/review

    I’ve posted the same comment on Jamiyat blog

    cheers

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