Following on from my “where am I posting” a few weeks ago, this morning I notice a very weird reaction to the Geo-IP issues of tracking people’s location. I use Google Reader for my RSS feed tracking, and this morning it has decided to put all the Google supplied text into German.
Now that is just plain daft.
Even if I am actually in Germany, does it mean I then want my computer to switch to German? Of course not!
Quite why Google would switch my RSS reader over to the German language completely defies understanding.
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