Skip to comments."SANDBOXED"/ BLACKLISTED BY GOOGLE
Posted on 11/26/2008 2:52:16 PM PST by Amityschild
How does Atlas grow? Google search is one critically important way. People find Atlas when they do a word search in google ie "Obama birth certificate", "Obama odinga", "honor killings", "Obama campaign finance fraud" - stories that I broke or did groundbreaking work on and Atlas is usually in the top five of the search results. That's how folks find my work and generally I keep 15-20% of them as return readers. Regular Atlas readers know the media refuses to cover these stories - building readership is the only way to boost awareness in this increasingly dangerous world.
A couple of days ago I was wiped off google search pages. Yes, if you google Pamela Geller or Atlas Shrugs, I come up, that is not the issue. My work is not there, it does not come up in google's search results. It is critical to building Atlas that I be searchable.Youtube searches are still intact as are images.
Further my google search box (left sidebar) which I use almost constantly to search my site for reasearch (as do my readers) has been dramtically affaected. Input any term, any word in my search box and the same thing comes up - FORBIDDEN.
(Excerpt) Read more at atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com ...
Google is a very good tool, but the two flaming liberals that own it have gotten a little too big for their britches. I’m going to go back to Yahoo and boycott Google.
Atlas Shrugs Typepad is the first response? Am I missing something here?
bump for later reading
I have noticed this bias on google searches and am well aware of the Google/Obama connection. It is really scary. At this point I think we need to arrange a boycott of google. We need to start using other search engines. I am not sure how to arrange this but perhaps someone reading this has some ideas.
Google burns virtual books now.
There is a new search engine that makes sense:
I use http://www.dogpile.com for my searches, and avoid google exclusively.
I use http://www.dogpile.com for my searches, and avoid google. (edited previous post)
Thanks! I did a title search and didn’t see it up. I’d rather duplicate this one!!!
Thanks! I just added this and will start to use it.
She is down 10,000 readers a day. The revenue loss is killing her.
Google sent me to these.
The same thing happened to my blog about two months ago. I can’t remember who I corresponded with, but they said it was spam related. Which was wrong as rain because I’ve never done that. I told them I thought it was because I had so many anti-Obama posts. They replied only that they would work to fix the problem. They did fix it about 3 weeks later. And everything was back to normal. I did some research then and found there were many MANY other instances of where bloggers claimed to have been blacklisted. My advice...complain like hell.
Good point. If CA doesn’t have one, you need to get a google account and use the webmaster analytic tools. It may be an innocuous problem.
I bet if she puts Google Ads on her site, Google will index the site in a heartbeat.
not for nothing but I just googled Atlas Shrugs and your site was the very first choice....
This is censorship.
“She has google ads on her site.”
I just looked at these two pages and didn’t see and Google AdSense ads:
I’m old, and my eyes aren’t what they used to be. Correct me if I’m wrong.
I also just did a Google search, using — “Atlas Shrugs” sandboxed — and received 4,100 Results, including Geller’s page charging sandboxing and censorship at #4.
I’m not saying Google is above censorship, but we need to be careful here. If Geller can prove censorship that would be the end of Google.
With a few exceptions (Sinclair), I have every unflattering and negative story ever written about Obama on my site, and have had no problems with Google, or any other web entity.
The Obama Campaign did attempt to intimidate me and a couple of others last June, using the Washington Post and an affirmative-action appointee to Princeton’s Advanced Studies Institute, but Google and the rest have left me alone.
Again, I’m not saying those two libs running Google aren’t capable of hanky-panky, just that we need to be careful throwing charges around until we know more. In the meantime, we’ll all just watch the web investigative process take its course.
Cheers . . .
This is censorship.
LOL............ Doesn’t private entities have that right within rules and regs?
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