Skip to comments.What the heck, at google???
Posted on 02/19/2012 11:36:10 PM PST by LegendHasIt
OK, a few hours ago I tried to do a google search.... Something very benign (I do all my searches for things that 0bama & co wouldn't like with other search engines anyway).
So I type in my search terms and click the button.
And it comes back with a page saying "We have detected unusual search patterns coming from your computer. You must identify yourself to continue., with blanks to fill in, and one of those security scramble graphics where you have to type in the letters/numbers to prove you aren't a robot.
Of course I got the heck out of there immediately, and swore to never use google again, since I don't trust them anyway.
Then a full computer scan with Ad-Aware reported a "hostile entry attempt from google.com" and submitted it for "Threat Alliance analysis".
Or perhaps Skynet has indeed become self aware.
I got one of those on google the other day. The message said unusual traffic detected on my network, then the little type in the wavy letters box.
I do not use Google directly. I use Google indirectly thru startpage.com
Startpage.com enters Google searches thru their own proxy or some such. They isolate you from SkyNet. Give it a try.
What does this even mean?
What does this even mean?
Beats the heck out of me.
I do do a lot of 'prepper' type searching, which we know that the Administration hates, but like I said, I use a different SE for that kind of stuff.
Yeah, I have refused to buy an I-phone or I-pad, or an Android (google) phone or tablet because I know that they track and report your every movement.
Never used facebook or twitter, even before their sins were discovered.
And I turn on my old ‘dumb’ cell phone maybe once a month.
Hate to clue you in but you are already being tracked just by being on your computer and posting——particularly on this sight. We are consider extreme by those who don’t like our view point.
Google= the DNC
How can we “trust” Startpage?
I can only assume that they suspect you of being some kind of a search bot, making millions of searches a minute, since only this kind of a search would cause them problems. I doubt they would care about the content of the actual search, and wouldn’t try to stop you from making certain types of searches they might disagree with politically. This could be possible if maybe some bug on your computer is doing these random searches without your knowledge.
This seems a little different.
BTTT to reboot...
Yeah, And I’m running “’spybot’ now. It has been locked out of many of the files and folders that it checks, and is reporting hundreds of errors..
Looks like I’m going to have to do a “System Restore’.
Maybe it wasn’t google themselves, but a hacker.
Google is paid to ensure some websites end up at the top of a search.
Somebody has probably figured out how to use a bot to put their particular website on top.
By using that filter, they are ensuring whomever is doing the searching is actually human.
What do you mean this site? I just come to DemocraticUnderground to look at pictures of rainbows and talk about how we can reach humanity on a more human level of transcendence while.... oh, wait.
Got a link for that?
I've got a web site that isn't taking off. Sounds like you've got the solution! Where do I click? How many hits do I get per dollar?
I don’t have solutions.
Sorry I am guilty of stating the obvious... should have know better
But you said Google does. Where do I click to pay them to boost my site?