[cc-community] Google & Yahoo's CC searches - very flaky
chriswaterguy at appropedia.org
Thu Oct 1 11:28:00 EDT 2009
Searching Yahoo and Google for open licensed work both give a lot of false
Yahoo finds references to CC-licensed images used in a blog post, and gives
that page as a CC-licensed page. E.g. see the result from
Google gives a lot of false positives - my main problem is that it fails to
restrict to work which can be used modified and used commercially, even
though I select these options. E.g. The openlearn.open.ac.uk result, a page
with an NC license, in
This has been a problem with Google for months or years - as long as I've
been trying it.
Are they aware of the problem, and is anyone nudging them to fix it?
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