To his credit, the owner of Birther Report/Obama Release Your Records is not one of the folks who went off half cocked making wild claims about Google shutting down the site for ideological reasons. He admitted that his site had been a vector for malware coming from one of his advertisers. The problem was corrected, and Google Blogger turned his site back on.
What is lacking right now is those annoying popup ads they used to have. There is an ad, however, and I don’t know if it is intentional or a really cute coincidence:
The blog owner says that the blog will still be moving, but at least now it can be done in a more orderly fashion and with perhaps less down time. It might be a good idea to do what I do, create a separate status site so that people can get information about outages. I’m assuming that Google Blogger sites are ultra reliable, but when you go out shopping for hosting, particularly budget hosting, there are pitfalls. Also when moving a site, DNS caching can cause weird things to happen.
Now if they could just get rid of some of the verbal malware …