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Woodmann
September 17th, 2006, 22:53
http://www.google.com/ig?hl=en

"You need to have JavaScript enabled to use this page."

Errrrrrrr....WTF ?

JMI
September 18th, 2006, 02:16
That's just the new "Google homepage" you can customize to your personal taste. The regular page still appears at http://www.google.com/.

Regards,

blurcode
September 18th, 2006, 09:13
Another brilliant idea from Google.

http://img.thedailywtf.com/images/200609/august0.gif


I think they will become like a goverment that have many resources and spend them all wrong.

LLXX
September 19th, 2006, 02:48
Indeed, I don't really see why a search engine would need JavaScript (I keep it disabled at all times except for trusted sites, and Proxomitron's filters do a great job of cleaning it up...), isn't its most basic interface just a query textarea with a submit button?

Speaking of which, I unpacked a JavaScript packer (yes, they do exist) recently. With nothing but Notepad and my browser

Silver
September 19th, 2006, 06:15
For those that missed it:

http://news.com.com/2100-1002_3-6116852.html?part=rss&tag=6116852&subj=news

Quote:
Google has acknowledged the presence of a phishing hole on its Public Service Search application and has blocked access to the service until the problem is fixed....The Public Search Service phishing hole was particularly alarming because it used real Google URL