Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Google blunders

So I connect to Google here at the Montreal IETF. Only I don't get Google, I get Google Canada.

This probably seemed like a good idea to the Google people, customize Google for every locale, use IP address lookup to determine the locale.

The net result is that when I type I get redirected to Google Canada rather than get my own personalized home page with the news, email etc resources I have selected. And when I click on 'Presonalized Home' I get directed to the Canadian silo not my own personalized home page.

1 comment:

Neil Macehiter said...

Interestingly if you choose Google Home Page from within the Google Toolbar then it does not appear to default to the locale