The Discerning Texan

All that is necessary for evil to triumph, is for good men to do nothing.
-- Edmund Burke
Thursday, August 09, 2007

Hoist by their own petard


Remember a few weeks back when Google blocked Gates of Vienna as a possible “spam blog”?

Well, it seems that Google’s left hand does not know what its right hand is doing:

Google Mistakes Own Blog for Spam, Deletes it

Readers of Google Inc.’s Custom Search Blog were handed a bit of a surprise Tuesday when the Web site was temporarily removed from the blogosphere and hijacked by someone unaffiliated with the company.

The problem? Google had mistakenly identified its own blog as a spammer’s site and handed it over to another person.
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Caoilfhionn, 8/09/2007 07:46:00 PM |