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Watch out: ɢoogle.com isn’t the same as Google.com

The Next Web Monday, 21 November 2016
Watch out: ɢoogle.com isn’t the same as Google.comIf you don’t watch where you’re going on the internet, you might be headed down a dark alley before you know it. Like a lot of big websites, we use Google Analytics to keep track of traffic on TNW. A few weeks ago, however, we spotted something that looked a bit out of the ordinary. Yep, that’s some proper Analytics spam to vote for Trump. It looks like you can get special access to something by copy-pasting the link to a Google website. But something seems a bit off about the link — the capital G seems smaller than normal, being…

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