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Submission + - Google News for News and Stock Manipulation (computerworld.com)

onitzuka writes: "You heard about the "six-year-old Chicago Tribune story about United's 2002 bankruptcy filing, was picked up from a Google search by an investment newsletter on Monday morning, triggering a massive sell-off of United shares" on slashdot.

Today I posted a comment pointing out that I had seen the same kind of Google News search problem with Java related news seen on September 4th. Old news from 2002 about a lawsuit — that's 6 years ago.

Manipulation of news without creating new lies. Just retelling old truths out of context.
Will the SEC need to get involved?
The new era of SEO manipulation in the news?"

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