Russia request on monday Google Take immediate steps to remove “threaten” be opposed to Russian after speaking Google Translate Offered some users the option to translate the phrase “dead Russians” instead of “Dear Russians”.
russian communication Regulator It said it had asked Google to “take immediate steps to exclude threatening claims targeting Russian users.”
When “Dear Russian” was typed into Google’s translator, it also offered the variant “Dead Russian” under the “Did you mean” section, the watchdog said.
regulators, known as Ross Conner Zol, saying that it does not provide such variations for phrases of other nationalities. Google did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
When Reuters tried out the translator, Google Translate didn’t seem to suggest this variant.
Russian regulators “required the U.S. company to take comprehensive measures to prevent such targeting of Russian users and to inform the agency of the reasons for such information.”