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Google.com forcing redirect to Google.co.uk
fred9989

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Msg#: 4564975 posted 4:07 pm on Apr 15, 2013 (gmt 0)

Google.com forcing redirect to google.co.uk. !2 years after this was first reported in WebmasterWorld, Google are again redirecting.

The last thing I need right now is google.com redirecting me to google.co.uk everytime I try and look at the .com version!

There is a new interface in the UK for the google search page which I have just come across for the first time.

Among other rubbish (purely a personal judgement!), it redirects me to google.co.uk every time I try and access google.com

Totally unreasonably, it appears to give me no option to go to google.com as the old interface did.

What is the reason for this, do you think, and does anyone know if I missed the option to use google.com?
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[edited by: Robert_Charlton at 4:13 pm (utc) on Apr 15, 2013]
[edit reason] added content from title & description to post [/edit]

 

spunkle



 
Msg#: 4564975 posted 5:45 pm on Apr 15, 2013 (gmt 0)

Google.com/ncr


use that for no redirect.

piatkow

WebmasterWorld Senior Member piatkow us a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 5+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4564975 posted 9:58 pm on Apr 15, 2013 (gmt 0)

G still gives me the UK results when I use .com anyway

turbocharged



 
Msg#: 4564975 posted 12:48 am on Apr 16, 2013 (gmt 0)

Possibly in preparation to abide by the EU antitrust settlement?

More info at: [webmasterworld.com...]

fred9989

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4564975 posted 9:19 am on Apr 16, 2013 (gmt 0)

Thanks for the tip, spunkle
Most helpful

Take your point, piatkow

Thanks turbo

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