[GPC] Google Hacking Project

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Mon Jun 14 13:17:08 EDT 2010

Google never contacted me? Please clarrify

Tom Brennan

On Jun 14, 2010, at 12:14 PM, Christian Heinrich <christian.heinrich at owasp.org 
 > wrote:

> Dinis,
> There was a concern expressed from Google to Tom Brennan when OWASP
> sponsored this project - what the nature of this discussion was I
> don't know as I wasn't not included but I was "reminded" by Google (in
> person) to restrict the release after OWASP EU 2009.
> Hence, I agreed that if interested parties couldn't provide a valid
> SOAP Search API Key (which had been discontinued by Google well before
> I had started to present this project) - then the source code was
> prohibited from being distributed to them as it was against Google's
> TOS.
> Furthermore, we had discussed how OWASP would deal with projects with
> these "unique" requirements (i.e. the deprecation of the SOAP Search
> API) during OWASP EU 2009.
> I was intending to update the project archive and then announced that
> it was discontinued during an OWASP NL Chapter Meeting (in July 2010)
> following HITB Amsterdam 2010.  However, I have wasted the time
> allocated to do this in dealing with trolls on the OWASP Chapter
> Mailing List for Melbourne, Australia and the OWASP "Google Hacking"
> Mailing List.
> -- 
> Regards,
> Christian Heinrich - http://www.owasp.org/index.php/user:cmlh
> OWASP "Google Hacking" Project Lead - http://sn.im/ 
> owasp_google_hacking
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