Google thought Michael Jackson was a Virus..

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Google thought Michael Jackson was a Virus..

Postby THE Doctor » Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:57 pm

Well I was tempted to use the title from the blog: Google Thought Michael Jackson Search Surge Was Malware Attack
I am sure that was a fact while he was alive.. but jokes aside..

Interesting the effect of that persons death..

The Google News site had to shut down briefly leaving a message that read: "We're sorry, but your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus


See the (Very) brief story here http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/090627-032514
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Re: Google thought Michael Jackson was a Virus..

Postby Vorlin » Tue Jun 30, 2009 2:15 am

Honestly, I could care less about MJ's death in comparison to our state's governor (Sanford), Farrah Fawcett, and Ed McMahon...they compared his death to Elvis'? JFK's assassination? Marilyn Monroe's? Are you FUCKING KIDDING ME?!

Anyways, even the North Korea nuclear threat took backseat to his death....that sickens me beyond belief.
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Re: Google thought Michael Jackson was a Virus..

Postby keezel » Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:23 am

Lmao, Vorlin.

I feel your pain man. I was actually more saddened by the death of Billy Mays (the Oxiclean dude), and that guy annoyed the piss out of me.
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Re: Google thought Michael Jackson was a Virus..

Postby Vorlin » Tue Aug 04, 2009 11:43 am

Yeah, there are a lot of other "deaths" out there that mean a lot more than some guy who lost his popularity back in the early 90s. I'll give credit to MJ considering his talent and such, but he gave that up to go sleep with little boys a long time ago. And those parents who let their kids go "spend the night" with him in Never Never Land? Please...I'd shank them too. They were only after his money.
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