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Google Forces Sweden to Remove 'Ungoogleable' From Official Words List

DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes | about a year and a half ago

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DavidGilbert99 writes "Google is obviously the king of the search engines but even it doesn't want people searching for particular words.
At the end of 2012 Sweden decided that it would include "ogooglebar" (which translates as ungoogleable) into its lexicon. However, three months in 2013, it has been forced to remove it following pressure from Google's lawyers.
However the head of the Language Council of Sweden has said this is not the end of the word, as it will ultimately be up to the people of Sweden if they use it or not."

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"What we have here is a failure to communicate." (1)

Futurepower(R) (558542) | about a year and a half ago | (#43279599)

Wow. How could Google management be so ignorant? How could Google managers fail to realize that by being publicly against the use of the word they will only increase the use of the word?
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