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Stephen [PersonRank 0]

Thursday, February 16, 2006
16 years ago

Doesn't work for me. :(

Travis Harris [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Tried the translated page : Server Failure
Tried just searching Hotels New York (and variations) Nothing.... I guess I'll just have to wait and see!

Personman [PersonRank 8]

16 years ago #

Seems a tad dangerous/annoying... what if I put someone else's number in? What if I write a script and/or get a bunch of people to put that number in every five minutes?

Niraj Sanghvi [PersonRank 10]

16 years ago #

Then a bunch of guys in Google shirts will come bust down your door.

Seriously though, I would imagine they built-in some sort of safety against the same number being put in repeatedly. Though that still wouldn't stop you from putting the number in a few times.

It's also dangerous for the companies – to protect your privacy google doesn't reveal your number. Countless websites have mentioned how you could use this to make prank calls and not get caught.

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