People with rather more money than sense can now inch yet another step closer to owning a little piece of Google, following the opening of the special Google IPO registration site. Or rather, to be exact, US citizens with more money than sense - surely all of them - can now go there. To participate in the upcoming share auction you need to prove that you are a "U.S. Person". Sneak has no real facts about why Google has chosen to exclude the rest of the world, but is surprised at the move. After all, surely Google ought to at least tap into Nigeria's vast reserves of venture capital, ready and waiting to be invested in just such a foreign business proposal of mutual benefit...
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