Friday, June 26, 2009

BBC NEWS | Technology | Web slows after Jackson's death

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Search giant Google confirmed to the BBC that when the news first broke it feared it was under attack.

Millions of people who Googled the star's name were greeted with an error page rather than a list of results.

It warned users "your query looks similar to automated requests from a computer virus or spyware application".

BBC NEWS | Technology | Web slows after Jackson's death

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