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A 19 year old Takes Over Google Blog!

This is hillarious! The guys who provide blogs to others somehow deleted their own!! If it wasnt for this kid.. someone out there could have made a killing!!

An external user took control of the address after Google employees accidentally deleted the blog.

Google had egg on its face after staffers accidentally deleted the company’s main official blog on Monday night and a user unaffiliated with Google temporarily took possession of the Web address.

Google admitted that it accidentally deleted its own official blog on Monday night. "We’ve determined the cause of tonight’s outage. The blog was mistakenly deleted by us (d’oh!) which allowed the blog address to be temporarily claimed by another user. This was not a hack, and nobody guessed our password. Our bad," Jason Goldman, Blogger Product Manager, wrote in a posting on the Google Blog.

A 19-year-old niversity of Texas student, Trey Philips, noticed that the blog was unregistered during its period offline and registered it. Luckily for Google, Philips didn’t seem to have bad intentions. His only posting read in part: "Google, fix your blog pleeasssee! P.S. Just to clear things up, I’m not associated with Google at all. I just wanted to take advantage of this before someone else with less worthy intentions did."
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