Goodbye Googlebombing!

Nice take‐down of Google in the Guardians’ story, “Read me first”

‘Miserable failure’ Bush rehabilitated as Google steps in to defuse the Googlebombs

The company is allowing concerns about its public image to influence the search results it dishes up. . .

The perception of Google as an honest broker, disinterested in the information it presents, remains a popular one. We like to believe that “we the people” control what comes out of Google’s mouth.

But while that may have been true once, and while it was in fact one of the company’s founding ideals, it’s not so true any more.