elgooG

elgooG
Screenshot
ElgooG 2015 screenshot.png
elgooG homepage
Type of site
Web search engine
OwnerAll Too Flat
Websiteelgoog.im
Launchedc. 2002

elgooG (Google spelled backwards) is a mirrored website of Google Search with horizontally flipped search results, also known as a "Google mirror". It was created by All Too Flat "for fun", which started to gain popularity in 2002.[1] The site found practical use in the People's Republic of China after the domestic banning of Google, circumventing the Great Firewall.[2] A whois request shows that the domain elgoog.com was registered to Google Inc. since 2000, but it is currently for sale.[3]

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  1. ^ "Google Mirror FAQ". All Too Flat. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  2. ^ Knight, Will (2002-09-06). "Google mirror beats Great Firewall of China". New Scientist. Retrieved 2009-12-16.
  3. ^ "Whois Record for elgoog.com". DomainTools. Retrieved 1 April 2015.