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Re: Embargoes RE: Turiasaurus

On Thu, 21 Dec 2006, Thomas R. Holtz, Jr. wrote:
From: Danvarner@aol.com [mailto:Danvarner@aol.com]

tholtz@geol.umd.edu writes:
<< Perhaps the BIG CAPITALIZED WORD  "Embargoed" might give people a clue
about this...

How 'bout we all wait  for... (checking the watch) one hour twenty five

Okay?  >>

No problem, but it was "un-Embargoed" on Google news  earlier this morning
for the entire world to see. DV

Well, that was certainly an error on their part. But two wrongs don't

This is not Google's fault or error. They use spiders to crawl sites and it's all automagic. Fault instead the German Press Agency for making it accessible and to a different extent rawstory.com. Google probably has no idea this went out.

make a right. The rest of the news organizations are trying to obey the

Google is not a news organization. They're our only hope against Microsoft ;)

rules and are waiting to roll out their stories on the beastie until 1900 GMT.