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Re: Google offers personal searches

  • Subject: Re: Google offers personal searches
  • From: "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: 25 Oct 2006 00:44:54 -0700
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Roy Culley wrote:
> http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6079824.stm
>     A bespoke search engine that can be included on people's websites
>     or blogs is the latest offering from Google.
>     Google Custom Search Engine, as the tool is known, allows users to
>     choose which webpages to search.
>     Users can also customise the look of results, how web content is
>     prioritised or add paying adverts to the results.
> --
> Security is one of those funny things.  You can talk about being "more"
> secure, but there's no such thing.  A vulnerability is a vulnerability, and
> even one makes you just as insecure as anyone else.  Security is a binary
> condition, either you are or you aren't. - Funkenbusch 1 Oct 2006


Well, Linux search has existed for many years and it was one of the
main functions of Google at the dawn of day (1998). Still, this has
just been generalised and opened up to anyone, not just through Google

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