Google favicon replaced by ZD Net favicon
TonySivori at yahoo.com
Sat Jun 20 19:46:04 UTC 2009
Willy Hamra wrote:
> 2009/6/20 Tony Sivori <TonySivori at yahoo.com>:
>> Konqueror 3.5.10 on KDE 3.5.10. The Konqueror browser tab favicon for
>> Google search results keeps getting replaced by a ZD Net favicon.
>> Several times I have replaced the ZD net icon (blogs.zdnet.com.png)
>> with a Google Icon (www.google.com.png) by renaming the Google icon
>> blogs.zdnet.com.png. This fixes the problem, but only temporarily.
>> Eventually, the unwanted ZD Net icon comes back and replaces the Google
>> search result icon.
>> Am I the only one having this problem?
> no, i rarely use konqueror, but have heard of this issue here on the
> list and multiple times, and it's always zdnet :S
I posted about this last April 25. I've been reading this list for the
past year or so, and I don't recall seeing any other mentions of it.
I've considered making the ZD Net and Google favicons root owned files,
but that seems like an extreme step that might cause unanticipated
I googled favicon hijack, and the most relevant hit was not what I
expected. It was how to "borrow" a website's favicon and use it on your
Do you think this is something ZD Net is doing intentionally? Or is it a
Due to spam, I'm filtering all Google Groups posters.
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