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Disappeared: Google’s U.S. Government Search Sites and Other Special Search Interfaces Gone

Greetings. On our INFOdocket site we’ve posted about what appears to be either a glitch (that has gone one since at least last Thursday), the elimination of, or something else because Google’s Uncle Sam and USgov.Google.com government search tool now takes users to the Google homepage.

You can find the post here.

Two final points:

1. We have sent an email to Google a few hours ago asking for a comment. If/when we do hear back from them I’ll update this post.

2. In our INFOdocket post we point out that Google is free to do as they see fit just as users are free to go elsewhere or come up with new search tactics. However, we would hope that Google would at least let users know before or as they make changes to their web search products and services.