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TRUST NO ONE ... especially Google ...
#1
That's right! Google is a slippery, slimy customer but it's no match for a bronze titan!

I caught them (yes, the whole co-operative of evil!) in their nefarious deed while looking up a webpage for the Computer Chronicles: 35th Anniversary Edition project. Reviewing the OldSchoolLaw - List Of Computer Chronicles Shows, I clicked on the link to a Google cache . .

[click on these large thumbnails (hey, I'm a bronze titan) for the full size screencaps]

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Up popped this Google cache webpage . .

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Also immediately, it was gone and replaced by this . .

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!! CAUGHT IN THE ACT !!
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Send in the gods, I mean, the cops ... and lightning-strike, I mean, arrest them all!
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#2
You're preaching to the choir here buddy, lol.
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#3
It's still working just fine for me, I repeated all your steps :L
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#4
I use DuckDuckGo as my search engine and web.archive.org for archives.
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(2017-08-22, 02:07 AM)Colek Wrote: It's still working just fine for me, I repeated all your steps :L

Interesting ... [tries again] ... Ah! Google are villains. When not trusted (my default), it follows as I described. When trusted (I assume your default?), it follows as you described. See? Sly villains*.


(2017-08-22, 05:40 AM)Doctor M Wrote: I use DuckDuckGo as my search engine and web.archive.org for archives.

How are DDG's search results? I mostly use StartPage because of their privacy design/policy and they do fairly well. However, when I'm digging deep, it doesn't match Google. See? Still sly villains*.



* quote from Beatles Paul's grandfather

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StartPage is still Google, just with personal data stripped.
DuckDuckGo respects your privacy, but is its own thing. I like it better because they don't demote/remove results that Google gets notices to remove or doesn't fit their world view.
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