Google has taken down over 11 million sites it has deemed “spammy.”
According to The Register, the .co.cc subdomain, owned independently by a Korean company, is not an authorized second-level domain (such as .co.uk). 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. Continue reading “Google Takes Down Over 11 Million CO.CC Sites” »