On March 2, 2006, Google Inc. posted its Analyst Day presentations on its Investor Relations website, http://investor.google.com/. The initial posting inadvertently contained certain annotated comments not intended to be presented at Analyst Day, including the following statements:
“Our ads business for the moment is healthy and growing and we’re on a strong trajectory
• projected to grow from $6bn this year to $9.5bn next year based purely on trends in traffic and monetization growth.
But strong competitors are attempting to aggregate traffic
• AdSense margins will be squeezed in 2006 and beyond