In an arguably unnecessary but undeniably politically incendiary move, Google renamed their website from “Google Palestinian Territories” to just  “Google Palestine,” according to Ars.

Regardless of whether or not people seem to think this sort of thing is progress, it will likely ruffle some feathers and create a political liability for Google. To what end Google decided to do this, I’m not sure. Perhaps simply to do Good™?

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Biographical info.. hmm. I have a history of not being able to strike the balance between what is "safe" to put into these forms and what is, in my mind at least, funny. Can't do it.


  1. not to do good simmons, they’ve made it clear that they’ve exited the good business.. obviously they did it simply to save bytes.

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