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Google continues to blacklist innocent site, seven months after its owners cleaned it

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Filed under: business, internet, publishing, technology, USA—Jack Yan @ 09.22

5 Responses to ‘Google continues to blacklist innocent site, seven months after its owners cleaned it’

  1. jaklumen says:

    *sigh* I suspect that Google may eventually come to the same legal scrutiny that Microsoft faced in the anti-trust cases– although on what exactly, and by what means, I don’t know.

    So much has changed since then, especially with corporatism and crony capitalism run amok in the States, privacy issues in general with governments as well as corporations, etc. I have no idea how things will unfold.

  2. Madeline says:

    I think Google still have some issue or complain with that site and that’s why they are blocking that website. I think best way to know why they are doing this, live chat with Google customer support or talk through email support.

  3. Jack Yan says:

    Madeline, I wish it were that simple, but there’s a lot of evidence (as I dug up in April) to suggest that the Google bot is fetching stale data. The support people do not respond, either.
       There is more here:


    and related is this:


       Google misidentified some of our own code as malicious after we cleaned our server, and did so for weeks. Eventually, we put that allegedly malicious code back several months later, and we have not been red-flagged since. It does appear Google needs to learn how to clear its own cache.
       J.: I hope Google does. The most recent case, where Google hacked Apple Safari users, shows that governments are taking notice of their criminal behaviour. However, if you or I hacked millions of people (or however many is 8·72 per cent of the browsing public), we would be up for more than four hours’ earnings.

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