[Foundation-l] excluding Wikipedia clones from searching

Stephen Bain stephen.bain at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 12:58:57 UTC 2010

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 10:46 PM, Amir E. Aharoni
<amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
> For some time i used to fight this problem by adding "-site:wikipedia.org-site:
> wapedia.mobi -site:miniwiki.org" etc. to my search queries, but i hit a
> wall: Google limits the search string to 32 words, and today there are many
> more than 32 sites that clone Wikipedia, so this trick is also becoming
> useless.

If you have Firefox there's an addon that will let you filter out
mirrors (among other things). See:


Stephen Bain
stephen.bain at gmail.com

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