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Google bans gun sales on US shopping center
DailyCaller ^

Posted on 07/01/2012 5:01:05 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA

Google is banning the sale of weapons and ammunition within its shopping center, causing firearms owners to second guess their use of the search giant.

The company announced on May 31 that it would be changing its product search policies for Google Shopping.

“All of the items in your feed must be in compliance with Google Shopping policies,” the company said on the site’s support center. “In particular, all items have to be family safe.”

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“Google now has a worse policy than ebay,” wrote The Firearm Blog, which posted the email on its blog Thursday.

The eBay policy allows the sale of “some personal defense items, such as pepper spray and mace,” BB gun ammunition, non-military issued body armor and weapons manuals.

“Shame on you Google,” said The Firearm Blog.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; google
FU Google!

Few things are more family friendly than passing down the love of guns.

1 posted on 07/01/2012 5:01:16 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA
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To: Red in Blue PA

Google seems to be too ideologically stupid to realize what good money is to be made in gun sales. Conservative money won’t flow into Liberal pockets, so no loss for us.

I buy locally or from CheaperthanDirt.com.


2 posted on 07/01/2012 5:06:21 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Red in Blue PA

Noticed that today when I wanted to compare prices on a Remington 870.


3 posted on 07/01/2012 5:06:39 PM PDT by Chipper (You can't kill an Obamazombie by destroying the brain...they didn't have one to begin with.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Freepers should avoid Google and its products. Its search engine is a data mining operation. The Chrome browser and its Gmail service are spyware. They read your mail, look at your web use, and generally invade your privacy. The only thing worse than Google is Facebook.

I use Microsoft Bing for search and Microsoft for email. They’re not perfect, but their business is selling software and services, not data mining.


4 posted on 07/01/2012 5:08:27 PM PDT by Astronaut
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To: AlmaKing

My reloading supplies come from midwayusa.com and cabelas for everything else. I have the Cabela’s Black Visa which gives me 5% off all purchases at Cabela’s. And this can be used in conjunction with sales, which adds up quickly.

Would love to see how many criminals purchase from Cabela’s. Criminals steal guns......Google, like all leftists, do not understand that simple fact.


5 posted on 07/01/2012 5:09:45 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

It’s no big deal. You can still google ammo and it will still lead you to all the online sellers.


6 posted on 07/01/2012 5:13:15 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I log out of my email account and use ixquick.com while searching. Supposedly, they don’t store your search results.

The only Cabela’s near us is in Mass, and I’m not heading down there any time soon for gun related purchases (I’m in NH).


7 posted on 07/01/2012 5:13:39 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Red in Blue PA

I don’t trust Google, don’t know what a google shopping center is a never surf the net using it anyways. I guess this would be a good reason for my mistrust.


8 posted on 07/01/2012 5:13:55 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: Astronaut

Did they ever reveal what’s wrong health-wise with Larry Page?


9 posted on 07/01/2012 5:14:16 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Red in Blue PA

I never go to google.

Dont feed the Beast!


10 posted on 07/01/2012 5:16:26 PM PDT by Chickensoup (STOP The Great O-ppression)
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To: Chickensoup

I ditched Google over their role in the Egyptian uprising.


11 posted on 07/01/2012 5:18:29 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Red in Blue PA
Switching to https://ixquick.com/ right now.
12 posted on 07/01/2012 5:20:05 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: Red in Blue PA
“In particular, all items have to be family safe.”

Utter bullsh!t.

Do Google shopping search for "dildo".

Their family must be a lot more screwed up than mine if they think sex toys are ok for "family" use but .22lr isn't.

13 posted on 07/01/2012 5:20:50 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: nascarnation

I’m betting GonasyphherpaAIDS...


14 posted on 07/01/2012 5:22:17 PM PDT by Dead Corpse (I will not comply.)
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To: AlmaKing
Google seems to be too ideologically stupid to realize what good money is to be made in gun sales.

Perhaps. Or perhaps they are legally cautious. Google's an awful deep pocket if some clever lawyer finds a sympathetic judge and a way to do a class action suit.

15 posted on 07/01/2012 5:27:25 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Red in Blue PA

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&tbm=shop&q=shotguns&oq=shotguns&gs_l=products-cc.3..0l2j0i5l8.3460.5579.0.5752.8.6.0.2.2.0.107.501.5j1.6.0...0.0.zfFlrqN2URw

???

A search for “shotguns” returns results.


16 posted on 07/01/2012 5:28:08 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I have on occasion used Google for shopping. Never again.


17 posted on 07/01/2012 5:31:52 PM PDT by Pollster1 (A boy becomes a man when a man is needed - John Steinbeck)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

Could be. I know Walmart rolled over here in NH when someone got shot with a shotgun, the media made a big deal out of it, and Walmart stopped selling shotguns except for one store in Concord. The thought was that they could limit their liability somehow by limiting their shotgun sales to one location. So, that situation has been in place for a few years, but they announced earlier this year that they would be expanding sales locations again for shotguns. Go figure. NH also took a big turn Right in 2010, and we’ll probably get a Republican gov this fall also.


18 posted on 07/01/2012 5:32:41 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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“In particular, all items have to be family safe . . . “

I can think of few activities better suited for families than recreational shooting. And safe? Safety comes from training and familiarization. The family that shoots together is the one with children who know how to handle guns safely. The people who run and hide (Google, for example) are the ones who are unsafe with guns.


19 posted on 07/01/2012 5:32:51 PM PDT by stranger and pilgrim
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

Your search - shotguns - did not match any shopping results.

Suggestions:

Make sure all words are spelled correctly.
Try different keywords.
Try more general keywords.


20 posted on 07/01/2012 5:39:07 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Dead Corpse

Nail on the head post!


21 posted on 07/01/2012 5:40:43 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

No results are there.

Your search - shotguns - did not match any shopping results.


22 posted on 07/01/2012 5:42:37 PM PDT by Red in Blue PA (Read SCOTUS Castle Rock vs Gonzales before dialing 911!)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I thought it was gun accessories.


23 posted on 07/01/2012 5:49:04 PM PDT by SkyDancer ("Ambition Without Talent Is Sad - Talent Without Ambition Is Worse")
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To: Red in Blue PA

Google has a store? Who knew.

I will say this, though. Guns ARE family friendly. They can be used for self defense, acquiring food, and fun. What is this family friendly nonsense they spout? What about knives, amonia, and all the other stuff that can kill accidentally, or used as a weapon?

Silly liberals.


24 posted on 07/01/2012 5:54:04 PM PDT by cuban leaf (Were doomed! Details at eleven.)
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To: dynachrome

I don’t do this much but I thought this is something you should see.


25 posted on 07/01/2012 6:01:51 PM PDT by AZ .44 MAG (If there were three candidates - Romney, Øbama, and Satan, Øbama would come in third.)
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To: Astronaut

I only use Gargoyle.com when I want to piss them off by searching for “Hussein Øbama homosexual” or “Barak Øbama illegal alien”...stuff like that ;-)


26 posted on 07/01/2012 6:04:00 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Red in Blue PA

They still give results for Mosin-Nagants, Holland and Holland and Makarovs.

It seems that they are only censoring American manufactured guns.


27 posted on 07/01/2012 6:06:19 PM PDT by AZ .44 MAG (If there were three candidates - Romney, Øbama, and Satan, Øbama would come in third.)
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To: Red in Blue PA

The Google 'shopping' shotgun search is working for me.

28 posted on 07/01/2012 6:08:02 PM PDT by MrBambaLaMamba (This Message Contains Privileged Attorney-Client Communications)
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To: AlmaKing

Our Walmarts have AR15s now. Still no handguns or grenades and no claymores yet either. I wonder where those gun runners for the ATF bought all that stuff?


29 posted on 07/01/2012 6:08:45 PM PDT by Dogbert41 ("...The people of Jerusalem are strong, because the Lord Almighty is their God" Zech. 12:5)
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To: Dogbert41

I just go here: http://xtremegunsandammo.com


30 posted on 07/01/2012 6:14:01 PM PDT by willyd
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To: AlmaKing

There’s a Cabela’s up here in Scarborough ME. Also if you come up you may want to try Kittery Trading Post right off Exit 3 off 95 when you come through. Take a look at their website to help you decide


31 posted on 07/01/2012 6:17:59 PM PDT by Bottom_Gun (Crush depth dummy - proud NRA member & Certified Instructor)
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32 posted on 07/01/2012 6:20:46 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: Red in Blue PA

“In particular, all items have to be family safe.”

Wanna bet they have homo stuff and porn for sale?


33 posted on 07/01/2012 6:33:50 PM PDT by icwhatudo (This is not a choice between Romney&Reagan-Its between Romney & most radical leftist Pres in history)
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To: Astronaut
I use Microsoft Bing for search and Microsoft for email. They’re not perfect, but their business is selling software and services, not data mining.

Do you really believe that?

34 posted on 07/01/2012 6:36:23 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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To: Red in Blue PA

Google and Facebook are tentacles of the Democrat Party.

Anyone who uses them or let’s them have your information is.... well, it’s not for me.


35 posted on 07/01/2012 6:38:09 PM PDT by Noamie
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To: MrBambaLaMamba

Depends on the servers your search goes through. They take time to update changes like this, going server by server so they don’t disrupt their entire site while updating. Try again now/a few hours and it likely won’t work.


36 posted on 07/01/2012 7:02:44 PM PDT by Svartalfiar
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To: nascarnation

“Did they ever reveal what’s wrong health-wise with Larry Page?”

Hoplophobia


37 posted on 07/01/2012 7:05:01 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: 43north

Really?

Or joking?

I’d assume a guy who can afford his own 767 AND 757 is surrounded by gun toting security 24/7.


38 posted on 07/01/2012 7:11:00 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Make sure you add Ghostery as well.

Even FR has Google trackers.

http://www.ghostery.com/


39 posted on 07/01/2012 7:30:14 PM PDT by netmilsmom (Romney scares me. Obama is the freaking nightmare that is so bad you are afraid to go back to sleep)
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To: Red in Blue PA
“In particular, all items have to be family safe.”

They're banning the democrat party?


40 posted on 07/01/2012 7:54:41 PM PDT by Iron Munro (John Adams: 'Two ways to enslave a country. One is by the sword, the other is by debt')
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To: nascarnation

I’m sure he thinks that he NEEDS armed bodyguards for his own protection. We are expendable so we don’t NEED to be armed.


41 posted on 07/01/2012 8:07:48 PM PDT by 43north (BHO: 50% black, 50% white, 100% RED)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I’m no fan of Microsoft. Anyone that’s been around here for long will have seen my pro-Linux posts. That said, I think Bing and/or Yahoo just became my search engine of choice.


42 posted on 07/01/2012 9:17:20 PM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: Dogbert41

I was just thinking we need Claymores for the Bearcats that NH townships have been buying. /half kidding.


43 posted on 07/01/2012 9:25:24 PM PDT by AlmaKing
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To: Pearls Before Swine
Google's an awful deep pocket if some clever lawyer finds a sympathetic judge and a way to do a class action suit.

Google isn't selling anything. It's displaying information.

44 posted on 07/02/2012 8:33:04 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: AlmaKing

google is too invested in Obama’s dislike of those god guns and country people in flyover country.

the hold of silicon valley needs to be broken. That will diminish the california wakadoos.


45 posted on 07/02/2012 8:39:44 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: aimhigh

information is power.


46 posted on 07/02/2012 8:43:20 AM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: Red in Blue PA

I hereby cut all ties with Google.


47 posted on 07/02/2012 9:36:44 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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