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In their defense, transliteration is weird. The spelling they used isn't one that Brin uses, but is one that is used for Сергей by other people.


"A male given name, Sergey or Sergei."

Sure, I know people who spell it both ways, but in this case transliteration isn't an issue: you're talking about a public figure, the co-founder of Google, who's been in the US (and presumably spelling his name the same way) for 34 years.

This is just the case of a writer and/or editor being too lazy to look up the correct spelling.

Are you trying to ad-hominem the author? I don't understand the purpose of a comment like this, otherwise. Transliteration and spelling are distinct words and concepts. Frankly this is NBD to someone who is worth $NBdollars.

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