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Mele20
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Re: Stranded jet-skier saunters through JFK safeguards

said by Name Game:

The way you searched forced google to only look for these terms.."stranded jet skier"

I did a regular Google search. Google doesn't let you search as you want to anymore. It gives you the search results after maybe three keystrokes. I could keep typing but Google has already found the results after three keystrokes and usually its auto suggestions that appear after just a couple of keystrokes are the same or better than what I intended to type. I didn't do a News search but a regular one (although with Google NO search is a "regular" search anymore) and then when it gave only 4 results that were relevant, I clicked on Google News and that is the url I posted...not the original search.

I just did the original search again and Google is now reporting CBS and Wall Street Journal articles too. But they are a joke. The Wall Street Journal should be ashamed of itself...mickey mouse reporting and all they did was repeat what the original NY Post said. No actual reporting by any of the sources.

What does the weekend have to do with anything? News doesn't wait for Monday morning. This shows we no longer have access to news because no one is reporting.
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Name Game
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Baloney..this link you posted
»news.google.com/news/story?q=str···kQqgIwAA

it only searched for "stranded jet skier" as I stated, since all you did was hit the button for more stories..slow sunday had to do with the obvious..and they were all into the closing olympic thingie.

ht tps://news.google.com/news/story?q=stranded+jet+skier&hl=en&lr=&prmd=imvnsu&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&biw=1169&bih=895&noj=1&um=1&ie=UTF-8&ncl=dIR2k-Ssm-2VVpMPhcKAyBgPPgojM&sa=X&ei=9Z8oUMjNIdDy2gWU8IBA&ved=0CBkQqgIwAA

And google certainly does let you search for what one wants..I do it all the time

so how many do you get here
»www.google.com/search?q=Daniel+C···&bih=746

(Page 10 of about 2,880 results (0.27 seconds))

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Cheese
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reply to Mele20
said by Mele20:

said by Name Game:

The way you searched forced google to only look for these terms.."stranded jet skier"

Google doesn't let you search as you want to anymore.

Bullshit...

Mele20
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said by Name Game:

Baloney..

And google certainly does let you search for what one wants..I do it all the time

so how many do you get here

(Page 10 of about 2,880 results (0.27 seconds))

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I got 196,000 results and the search was for "Daniel Casillo". The search did not add "jet skier" like is in your link. This was on Fx 10 ESR. On Fx 4, I got completely different results with your link using Fx 4 and when I did it more than once, different results when Google Sharing wasn't used. On Fx 4, I got 20,000 results one time and 5,000 another. Both had a ton of junk.

Google does not let you search as you want unless, perhaps, you use "advanced search" which I did not do and I never claimed to have used "advanced search". Plus, Google search results now also are tied to the browser and browser version you use as well as, in my case, if the search goes through Google Sharing servers and which one it goes through (the servers are world wide) or if doesn't use Google Sharing for some reason. Whether or not Proxo is filtering also changes Google results.

You use Chrome so you will get different results.
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StuartMW
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said by Mele20:

...if the search goes through Google Sharing servers and which one it goes through (the servers are world wide)...

I only know of and use one GoogleSharing proxy (proxy.googlesharing.net) and that seems to be located in Houston, TX.

The GoogleSharing proxy randomizes the BrowserID (User Agent) between requests.

Unfortunately the GoogleSharing website (»www.googlesharing.net) seems to be redirected/changed so I can't provide quotes/links.
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Name Game
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Come on Mele..I can get that many also with just his name..

I don't know what you are trying to prove..but anyway google will let a user search for anything..and BTW I don't log into google and I don't use their advance search..I do once in a while look at the cache pages..expecially when even at this forum the mod deletes a thread Google does not delete those so one can see the content for years. And at that link I posted with his name and jet ski..I also get a lot more than I posted because time has now passed since the post and there are more that google has found out there when doing it's new up to the minute fancy dance.
»searchengineland.com/what-happen···ce-26452

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Mele20
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Hmm....I wonder why we can't reach googlesharing.net. I tried all different ways including through Mozilla Addons site on Googlesharing page and through the author's website, etc. Even my link on Fx Addons list redirects to Abine's main page which has changed in the last few days. Googlesharing extension updated last night.

When the Houston one is over used then the user is redirected to other googlesharing proxies. I get them from all over the world. I also get some weirdity on Fx 4 that directly reflects which server is contacted. That doesn't happen on Fx 10. Maybe because I am in Hawaii the Houston one is not always contacted?

Of course, eventually, none of Abine's offerings will be free including googlesharing. They have good privacy stuff so I probably will buy some package of theirs once better developed and usable on all browsers.

So, do you always get a search through Googlesharing unless you get that announcement that it has been turned off because all servers are too busy? I get that announcement frequently depending on the time of day that I search. I also sometimes don't get the announcement, or see Google Sharing disabled in the status bar, but I get regular Google search. It is easy to tell as regular Google search wants me to set a location. Plus, sometimes I get regular Google search (non secure) and Proxo filters yet Google Sharing is turned on.

At the moment. Google Sharing is disabled in my status bar and I didn't disable it. I have been away from the computer for several hours and it was disabled by GoogleSharing while I was away. This happens frequently...don't you see this?
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Name Game
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»www.websitedown.info/proxy.googlesharing.net

»www.googlesharing.net/

Doesn't this mean that you could monitor my searches, though?
With the release of Googlesharing 0.20, even the Googlesharing proxy is not capable of monitoring your search queries. The addon pre-fetches the identity information from the Googlesharing proxy, uses that to construct an anonymized request, and then routes an encrypted connection to Google through the Googlesharing proxy. So while the traffic is routed through Googlesharing, it is encrypted to Google and thus not visible to the Googlesharing proxy.
The result is that Google knows what is being searched for, but doesn't know who issued the request. The Googlesharing proxy can tell where requests are coming from, but can't tell anything about the content of the request. The only thing you have to trust is that the operator of the Googlesharing proxy is not actively colluding with Google in order to determine the identities of Googlesharing users.
If you're still worried, remember that the Googlesharing addon and proxy code is publicly available. So it's possible for you to run a Googlesharing proxy yourself, or to find someone who you do trust.

»www.abine.com/googlesharing/gs_faq.php

Mele20
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No ABINE's website is NOT www.googlesharing.net. Your website down information site got itself fooled because googlesharing.net IS DOWN FOR EVERYONE. Abine is REdirecting all traffic to their website.

You should use »www.downforeveryoneorjustme.com instead. It is not fooled by Abine's redirection. Abine has done this before. The googlesharing.net site has oodles of information besides those FAQs you quoted from on Abine's site. The googlesharing.net site explains how to make your own google proxy which maybe Abine doesn't want folks to know how to do....especially once they start charging for Google sharing proxy? But it is probably just down temporarily for a benign reason. As I have said this has happened a number of times since I got googlesharing extension.

Abine needs to fix their new main page as the download url is behind the Privacy Watch icon using Fx 10 ESR. Other Fx users? Is it ok on later versions of Fx?

EDIT: It is fine on Fx 4. The download URL at Abine is not obscured by the Privacy Watch icon. I have had so many problems with Fx10 ESR and never any similar problems on Fx 4 both running on XP. (And I get criticized for using an old browser because it works right and the newer versions don't)!
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