[Linux-aus] Google Linux OS coming..
bret at busby.net
Tue Jul 14 20:33:07 EST 2009
On Tue, 14 Jul 2009, James Purser wrote:
> Date: Tue, 14 Jul 2009 19:14:01 +1000
> From: James Purser <james at jamespurser.com.au>
> To: Bret Busby <bret at busby.net>
> Cc: Linux Australia List <linux-aus at linux.org.au>
> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Google Linux OS coming..
> Bret Busby wrote:
>> On Sat, 11 Jul 2009, Mark Walkom wrote:
>>> Date: Sat, 11 Jul 2009 16:31:14 +1000
>>> From: Mark Walkom <markwalkom at gmail.com>
>>> To: Linux Australia List <linux-aus at linux.org.au>
>>> Subject: Re: [Linux-aus] Google Linux OS coming..
>>> Righto Bret,
>>> Can you back your claims up.
> So to summarise:
> - You're a webmaster
> - A couple of weeks ago Google declared one of your sites was "teh hax0r3d"
> - Google has a process including signing up to a Google Webmasters Tools
> account for managing site reviews
> - You feel that Google is "teh 3v1l" for this
> - You claim that Google made you load up code it the "h4x0r3d" site in
> order for the review
> And yet here's the process that Google says is the review process:
> 1. View a sample of the dangerous URLs on your site in Webmaster Tools.
> 2. Make any necessary changes to your site according to
> StopBadware.org's Security tips
> 3. New: Request a malware review from Google and we'll evaluate your
> 4. New: Check the status of your review.
> * If we feel the site is still harmful, we'll provide an
> updated list of remaining dangerous URLs
> * If we've determined the site to be clean, you can expect
> removal of malware messages in the near future (usually
> within 24 hours).
> Which can be found here:
> Funnily enough, no where in there is a demand that code, malicious or
> otherwise be added to anyones site. Or are you referring to the google
> Webmaster Tools.
> Seriously Bret, loosen the tin foil.
Even google says that google is malware.
"So once you do know what the question actually is,
you'll know what the answer means."
- Deep Thought,
Chapter 28 of Book 1 of
"The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy:
A Trilogy In Four Parts",
written by Douglas Adams,
published by Pan Books, 1992
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