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Yes it was. Let's not quibble.



No it was not. It implies something under Google their control was compromised which was not the case.

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Really, it implies any attack or breach that is apparent to users. This is very apparent.

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That is not what "hacked" means. If they had really hacked Google their servers and proxied all searches through a system of theirs without letting the users know it would not have been "apparent" yet Google was hacked in the correct sense of the definition.

They were defaced which was directly apparent to users - not hacked. At all.

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I'll repeat the crux of this discussion. There's no definition of 'hacked.' Welcome to the Internet.

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No definition of "hacked"? Really? You will go that meta to prove your point?

"a hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network" ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hacker_(computer_security) )

Being hacked means a hacker has found and exploited a weakness in a computer system or network. Saying that Google Palestine was hacked is false because no exploit in a computer system or computer network OF Google Palestine was found nor exploited.

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if i stood in front of your house with a cellphone jammer, did i just hack your cellphone service provider?

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