> WALL STREET JOURNAL / July 27, 2005
> Lawyers' Delight: Old Web Material Doesn't Disappear
> Wayback Machine and Google Archive Billions of Pages, Including Deleted
> Playboy Protects 'Sex Court'
> By DAVID KESMODEL
> Earlier this year, executives at Dell Inc. tried to shut down
> DellComputersSuck.com, a Web site promoting an obscure brand of
> computers. Dell's lawyers dispatched a stern letter, and within a few
> days, the site's owner revamped it into an online discussion group
> about computers. The old version disappeared from view.
Do you reckon that Microsoft and Google can follow suit?
Some embarrassing stuff is up there on the Web. I bet Brin predicted very
little with regards to his future when he put a dress on and put it in his
Stanford U. academic page.