Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 1st Feb 2011 22:44 UTC, submitted by LouisBarman
Google The web is already aflame with Google's accusation that Bing is stealing its search results. Google created code to manually rank certain bogus search terms, and ten created mock web pages as the top search results for these bogus terms. It turned out that Bing would list the exact same mock web pages as its top search result for these bogus terms. Google is unhappy with it, but in all honesty - since when is it wrong to copy in the computer business?
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Comment by GraphiteCube
by GraphiteCube on Wed 2nd Feb 2011 06:58 UTC
GraphiteCube
Member since:
2009-04-01

I have searched for "mbzrxpgjys" and "torsoraphy" on Bing and Google and I got different results. I wonder how come people get exactly the same results.

Results I have got:
http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/488/40937530.png

Edited 2011-02-02 07:00 UTC

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RE: Comment by GraphiteCube
by Praxis on Wed 2nd Feb 2011 07:22 in reply to "Comment by GraphiteCube"
Praxis Member since:
2009-09-17

I have searched for "mbzrxpgjys" and "torsoraphy" on Bing and Google and I got different results. I wonder how come people get exactly the same results.

Results I have got:
http://img689.imageshack.us/img689/488/40937530.png


Google removed the manually adjusted trap results already, it looks like Bing hasn't done anything yet, which makes sense. Google knew exactly what to change to revert back to normal, Bing just learned about it.

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