Dennis Cooper gets Googled

People are talking about LA writer and art world mainstay Dennis Cooper losing his blog -- presumably for risqué content even though Google has been hosting it for 14 years. We don't really know what happened yet; apparently Google didn't know he had a notable rep and gave him their standard passive-aggressive "down the memory hole" treatment, which includes not talking to the account-holder.

My glib response earlier this week:

tommoody: @photos (i) he's a dope for not having a backup, (ii) he must have run afoul of some "community guideline" BS for blogger, (iii) this was obviously going to be a problem as soon as Google bought blogger (i.e., 15 years ago)