RE: Secrecy foe scrubs data on Interne

From: Harvey Newstrom (
Date: Fri Oct 12 2001 - 14:40:25 MDT

J. R. Molloy wrote,
> Here's the reply I got from the Federation of American Scientists:
> J.R.,
> Thanks for your note. Google is in the process of removing our cached
> pages.

Google has cooperated in the past whenever government agencies have removed
a webpage from public view. Google's lawyers correctly assume that anything
that causes problems for the original page owners is likely to cause Google
similar problems later. These actions are usually the result of copyright
lawsuits, but has occurred for other reasons such as national security,
international relations, and national security.

Harvey Newstrom <>
Principal Security Consultant, Newstaff Inc. <>
Board of Directors, Extropy Institute <>
Cofounder, Pro-Act <>

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