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Submission + - Search engines big brother 1

An anonymous reader writes: Has anyone noticed that after a search result is returned, if you copy the link of a result you actually get a google address redirecting you to the actual url but tracing what was relevant to your search?

1. Go to google.com or yahoo.com or bing.com
2. search for slashdot
3. The first result is ... "Slashdot: News for nerds, stuff that matters"
4. copy link address and paste it as text somewhere where you can see it. You probably expect to see something like http://slashdot.org/ right?
Here's what you get:



unexpectedly BING

I understand that help them return the most relevant stuff back but I find it annoying. I remember seeing the google beta page for the first time and loved its simplicity compared to (then popular) yahoo...
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