Some people are more than thrilled to have Google’s properties index their sites. Other folks don’t want the Google bot anywhere near them. If you fall into the latter category and the bot’s already done its worst, there are several things you can do to remove your materials from Google’s index. Each of Google’s properties—Web Search, Google Images, and Google Groups—has its own set of methodologies. (more…)
- Clearing Google Search History to Maintain Your Privacy (Google Tutor)
- Google Phonebook Name Removal
- Remove Content from Google’s Index (Google)
- Removing Content from The Internet Archive (Wayback machine)
(I got interested in this after helping blogger temporarily remove his cache from Google. It takes awhile, and it takes awhile to get re-indexed again. So do it only if you are really sure you want to remove it).