Well, I guess once you go too big, you go the way of the Microsoft
For quite a while now, visiting a link such as:
google.com and related domains:
As soon as I see this, I want to spew tons of vitriol over Google - but in the end, I remember the mantra: that, as a private enterprise, they are under absolutely no obligation to provide services to individuals in their preferred manner (say, in the same way those services allowed for in the past); and they have the absolute right to redirect their capital into development accordingly. Should I disagree, I am at liberty to stop using any of Google's offered services.
... but then, not all links have a cache (and the cache doesn't last forever, either).