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Re: Embargoes RE: Turiasaurus

At 11:24 AM -0700 12/21/06, Richard W. Travsky wrote:
>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 

The way these things are supposed to work is that wire services distribute 
stories ahead of time, to be published on-line when the embargo ends. In this 
case, rawstory.com apparently put up the press release without looking to see 
if it was embargoed. 

New Scientist posted the story I wrote exactly at 1900 GMT 


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