On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 12:27 AM, Rory Browne <rbmlist at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a google statment responding to this anywhere. OpenDNS seem to be
> accusing google of being evil ( albeit in not so many words ).
I don't think we issued a public statement on the affair.
My opinion is that the way the Dell thing was done was a very bad idea; I
got the impression that we gave Dell some levers to tweak in the software
regarding the number and placement of the ads in the search results, and
they basically pushed all the controls up to 11. Has anyone gotten a Dell
recently; is this horrible software still included with them?
Once my boss at work, decided I was using google too much, and decided to
> try to block google, by pointing *.google.com to 127.0.0.1 on our local
> DNS server. He realised he was fighting a losing battle, when I opened
Stupidity is endemic.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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