[Linux-aus] Google Linux OS coming..
bret at busby.net
Tue Jul 14 20:35:22 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.
Perhaps, if you said what you have to say, in English, so that it is
readable, it would make some sense.
"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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