These two stories are talking about the same decision:
- Google Ordered to Submit Data for Child Pornography Study (New York Times)
- Google avoids surrendering search requests to government (Mercury News / AP, via Slashdot)
And the spin on this particular issue matters a whole lot for Google. So, the different half-empty vs. half-full approaches taken by various authoring publications are interesting, as is the choice of story versions by the different aggregators like Slashdot.