An anonymous reader writes: The US version of Google search no longer seems to feature the three options concerning safesearch (Off, Moderate and Strict) Instead, they've opted for what seems to be mandatory moderate search with the option of filtering explicit content (ie. strict filtering). There does not seem to be a lay-man quality way of turning safesearch off anymore. google.ca and possibly other country specific domains related to Google seem unaffected. Some complaints have already started appearing on Google's product forum: http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!category-topic/websearch/google-images/WIPzdBq6E4Y Answers so far, have been rather vague.