How to Use Topic Familiarity to Rerank Search Results

Unfamiliar with a topic, and want to find a simple page on a subject – one that didn’t require background reading or knowledge to understand the page? More familiar with that subject, and you want to find an advanced page on the web? Could a search engine help you find pages and rerank them based … Read more How to Use Topic Familiarity to Rerank Search Results

Belgian Copyright Ruling Against Google News

Rand, over at 14th Colony asked about the ruling against Google by the Court of First Instance in Brussels (Belgium), and its translation into English. I found a copy of the ruling at ChillingEffects.org in an image pdf file. I’ve transcribed part of it which details the ruling of the Court in English. Some interesting … Read more Belgian Copyright Ruling Against Google News