A Trio of Google Items (Plus Another!)

One: Fred is at it again, sharing his AdSense data. This time I think he did in fact violate AdSense TOS. Not in saying AdSense Image ads suck, but in providing click through rates. Hawk comments here. Two: Google's Web Accelerator is turning into something of a PR nightmare….

GooghackedOne: Fred is at it again, sharing his AdSense data. This time I think he did in fact violate AdSense TOS. Not in saying AdSense Image ads suck, but in providing click through rates. Hawk comments here.



Two: Google’s Web Accelerator is turning into something of a PR nightmare. Some coverage:

Google’s Accelerator Breaks Web Apps, Security (ZD)

Google Accelerator: Be Careful Where You Browse (/.)

(also of note, Tristan Louis’s thoughts on how GWA is really a stealth search tool for Google)

Three: Google’s policy on political ads once is again getting tested. This time it’s ads attacking both DeLay and Pelosi. (Mercury News)

And Four: Various reports, including Om’s, that Google was down today at around 3.15 pm, and that someone called “SOGO” hijacked google.com.

Author: John Battelle

A founder of NewCo (current CEO), sovrn (Chair), Federated Media, Web 2 Summit, The Industry Standard, Wired. Author, investor, board member (Acxiom, Sovrn, NewCo), bike rider, yoga practitioner.

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