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This excerpt taken from the GOOG 10-K filed Feb 12, 2010.

Class A and Class B Common Stock

Our Board of Directors has authorized two classes of common stock, Class A and Class B. At December 31, 2009, there were 6,000,000,000 and 3,000,000,000 shares authorized and there were 243,611,368 and 74,160,683 shares legally outstanding of Class A and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to voting. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to 10 votes per share. Shares of Class B common stock may be converted at any time at the option of the stockholder and automatically convert upon sale or transfer to Class A common stock. We refer to Class A and Class B common stock as common stock throughout the notes to these financial statements, unless otherwise noted.

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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS—(Continued)

These excerpts taken from the GOOG 10-K filed Feb 13, 2009.

Class A and Class B Common Stock

Our Board of Directors has authorized two classes of common stock, Class A and Class B. At December 31, 2008, there were 6,000,000,000 and 3,000,000,000 shares authorized and there were 240,099,511 and 75,040,973 shares legally outstanding of Class A and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to voting. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to 10 votes per share. Shares of Class B common stock may be converted at any time at the option of the stockholder and automatically convert upon sale or transfer to Class A common stock. We refer to Class A and Class B common stock as common stock throughout the notes to these financial statements, unless otherwise noted.

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NOTES TO CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS—(Continued)

At December 31, 2007 and December 31, 2008, there were 14,533,423 and 23,236,325 shares of common stock reserved for future issuance.

Class A and Class B Common Stock

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">Our Board of Directors has authorized two classes of common stock, Class A and Class B. At December 31, 2008, there were 6,000,000,000 and
3,000,000,000 shares authorized and there were 240,099,511 and 75,040,973 shares legally outstanding of Class A and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to
voting. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to 10 votes per share. Shares of Class B common stock may be converted at any time at the option of the stockholder and
automatically convert upon sale or transfer to Class A common stock. We refer to Class A and Class B common stock as common stock throughout the notes to these financial statements, unless otherwise noted.

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At December 31, 2007 and December 31, 2008, there were 14,533,423 and 23,236,325 shares of
common stock reserved for future issuance.

These excerpts taken from the GOOG 10-K filed Feb 15, 2008.

Class A and Class B Common Stock

Our Board of Directors has authorized two classes of common stock, Class A and Class B. At December 31, 2007, there were 6,000,000,000 and 3,000,000,000 shares authorized and there were 236,432,822 and 76,844,348 shares legally outstanding of Class A and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to voting. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to 10 votes per share. Shares of Class B common stock may be converted at any time at the option of the stockholder and automatically convert upon sale or transfer to Class A common stock. We refer to Class A and Class B common stock as common stock throughout the notes to these financial statements, unless otherwise noted.

At December 31, 2006 and December 31, 2007 there were 20,410,337 and 14,553,423 shares of common stock reserved for future issuance.

Class A and Class B Common Stock

STYLE="margin-top:6px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">Our Board of Directors has authorized two classes of common stock, Class A and Class B. At December 31, 2007, there were 6,000,000,000 and
3,000,000,000 shares authorized and there were 236,432,822 and 76,844,348 shares legally outstanding of Class A and Class B common stock. The rights of the holders of Class A and Class B common stock are identical, except with respect to
voting. Each share of Class A common stock is entitled to one vote per share. Each share of Class B common stock is entitled to 10 votes per share. Shares of Class B common stock may be converted at any time at the option of the stockholder and
automatically convert upon sale or transfer to Class A common stock. We refer to Class A and Class B common stock as common stock throughout the notes to these financial statements, unless otherwise noted.

STYLE="margin-top:12px;margin-bottom:0px; text-indent:4%">At December 31, 2006 and December 31, 2007 there were 20,410,337 and 14,553,423 shares of common stock reserved for future issuance.

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