Google’s dual-use copyright notice | CNET “In its early days, the company asked some focus group participants to search for information using its site. But many people, when they went to Google, did nothing for a minute or two.

When asked why, these apparent procrastinators said they were waiting for the rest of the site to load.

So, the company thought that by putting a copyright notice on its page–something usually found only at the bottom of a fully loaded page–perhaps people would get the hint that the spartan page was fully loaded. ”

perhaps i’m becoming jaded from consulting with overture… but i’m getting close to my google saturation point. the worm will turn on these guys some point, and like everyone else, they will understand the darkside of having had once been a media darling for far too long.

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