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(Update) Official: Google Shuts Down Uncle Sam and GovSearch.Google.com

A quick update to a post from Monday that mentioned Google’s specialty search tools (including Uncle Sam and GovSearch.Google.com) were offline.

It’s now official both of these sites as well as four other specialty search tools that Google offered for at least a decade are NO LONGER AVAILABLE.

Search Engine Land has posted a brief article* (written by your truly) with info and a couple of quotes from Google about the end of the services.

The article is linked to from INFOdocket or you can go to the article directly.

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