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Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

Friday, October 2, 2009
8 years ago2,568 views

dropbox.com

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Right now, the page says:

Google Error
Not found
The requested URL / was not found on this server.

Tony Ruscoe: <<What makes you think Google got this domain? It's not registered to them according to WHOIS and is currently pointing at Go Daddy name servers.>>

via friendfeed.com/googlebits/ef14 ...

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Screenshot? "Advertisements & Popups" aren't allowed through my company's proxy server.

Luke [PersonRank 0]

8 years ago #

google acquired dropbox.com ?

if i remember correctly this url didn't point to the dropbox service which is at getdropbox.com . but if they indeed acqured that dropbox it would be a great base for the long rumored gdrive

Tony Ruscoe [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

[Reposted from FriendFeed]

Debunked. I think it's pretty clear that Google does not own that domain.

The domain owner is likely pointing it at that server to use Google's AdSense for Domains or something (google.com/domainpark/) but may have been banned.

The instructions for that service say to update your DNS so that it points at 216.239.32.21 – i.e. the IP address shown here:

robtex.com/dns/dropbox.com.htm ...

Jérôme Flipo [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #


img98.imageshack.us/img98/6412 ...

JEShack [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Early screenshot from OpenDNS
screenshots.opendns.com/clippe ...

at: domain.opendns.com/dropbox.com

Art-one [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

This domain was not from dropbox.
It used to be an ad driven page.
The url from dropbox is getdropbox.com ...

Mrrix32 [PersonRank 10]

8 years ago #

Damn! That would have been cool if Google acquired Dropbox!

Probably unrelated but a Dropboxer was joking about acquiring Google to get access to Wave invites :P
forums.getdropbox.com/topic.ph ...

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