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Google Takes Down Over 11 Million CO.CC Sites

Published by pratyushkp on July 7th, 2011 - in Social, Technology
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Google has taken down over 11 million sites it has deemed “spammy.”

According to The Register, the subdomain, owned independently by a Korean company, is not an authorized second-level domain (such as Google classified it as a “freehost,” meaning that it allows users to register single sites for free.

Oliver Fisher, a member of the Google Anti-Malware Team, wrote a post on the search engine‘s Online Security Blog to explain the massive take-down.

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