The Spinplant Continues: Legal Questions at Google?

On: October 18, 2007
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About Twan Eikelenboom
One of the first Masters of Media to crawl upon this blog (2006/2007)! Still following (and at times contributing) to this great project. Working at Dutch sectorinstitute for e-culture Virtueel Platform. Special interest in stories resulting from new media product use (think: sat nav gone wrong) and independent gaming. Also blogging at


Although I’m not really sure what this is all about, on page 3 of the Google search query on the spinplant I got the following: In response to a legal request submitted to Google, we have removed 1 result(s) from this page. If you wish, you may read more about the request at On the Chilling Effect page it is argued as a ‘Dutch defamation complaint to Google’. See the screenshot below for what I got. So basically, in keeping the Spinplant alive, there is also a movement trying to keep it completely out of the Google search.

The link: Google Spinplant Search Result Page no. 3


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