[ILUG] Mother of God!
colm at stdlib.net
Wed Feb 15 21:05:58 GMT 2006
On Wed, Feb 15, 2006 at 09:50:52AM +0000, Colm Buckley wrote:
> * The man has his own reasons for beating you up
> * Sometimes you deliberately provoke him and get beaten up
> * Other times you accidentally provoke him and get beaten up
> * I come along and offer you a route home which can't provoke him
> * Along the way, I point out side alleys saying "if you'd gone down
> there, you'd have been beaten up"
Google are not acting passively here, but are actively preventing access
to the knowledge, it really is a lesser form of the beating, not an
> Rather, Google is trying to improve the experience of the users
> in accessing all the *other* information. Which makes up the
> *overwhelming* bulk of the corpus. The best we can do is demonstrate
> good faith in pointing out where information has been removed, and
> trusting in the creativity of our users. Remember, it's a blacklist,
> not a whitelist.
Google; Hacking China from the inside, backdooring for freedom!
I have no doubt that none of the techs in Google are exactly going out
of their way to make the filtering perfect, and to an extent that's
Colm MacCárthaigh Public Key: colm+pgp at stdlib.net
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