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Thursday, November 11, 2004
Search Completes A Circle: The First MSN Bomb
Back in 1999, what is possibly the first ever Google Bomb is discovered. As recorded by Danny Sullivan in Search Engine Watch on November 1, 1999, a search for "more evil than satan himself" produced as a number one result Today, day one of MSN Search, we have our first MSN bomb: more evil than satan. If the result changes, here's a link to the site that is the number one result. My, the more things change...
(via Google Blogoscoped)

UPDATE: If you are arriving here via the MSNSearch Weblog (and my referral logs say a lot of you are), you might be very interested in my other blog, InsideMicrosoft. It's just like this one, except it has an obsession with all things Microsoft. Its new, so there isn't as much in the archives, but you can see from this site how well I plan to cover the Redmond giant. Welcome new readers!

My biggest problem with Google's "Don't be Evil motto" was summed up by Obi-Wan Kenobi in A New Hope:

"Luke, you're going to find that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly upon our own point of view."
MSN search, far from disavowing the result, has linked to this entry from their blog:
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