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Google came up with a unique way to beat the Chinese censors

  1. SimeyC profile image88
    SimeyCposted 6 years ago

    Wow - starting today, Google is no longer called Google...they are now called Topeka - interestingly enough the town Topeka recently changed their name to Google! Nice way to beat the Chines censors eh....

    http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2010/04/ … -name.html

    Hmmmm...strange that this occurred on April 1 eh?

    1. Rochelle Frank profile image90
      Rochelle Frankposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      Was wondering what that was about.

  2. Aya Katz profile image89
    Aya Katzposted 6 years ago

    So, it's just for today, right?

  3. Inspiration101 profile image71
    Inspiration101posted 6 years ago

    Google always has something like this up their sleeves on April Fool's Day. I remember one year they had something about free internet that ran through your toilet!! I was all yikes and sat there for 10 minutes trying to figure out how it worked! Doh! LOL.

    1. Sab Oh profile image59
      Sab Ohposted 6 years ago in reply to this

      That makes sense. I download there everyday!

  4. N. Ramius profile image81
    N. Ramiusposted 6 years ago

    For more background, the town of Topeka temporarily changed their name to Google to try and get Google to do their super high speed internet experience there.

    Google's April Fool is to do it's own name switch.