Google is at the heart of blog spam

Google is at the heart of blog spam

Here's what spam bloggers do. They program computers to create hundreds or thousands of blogs, many of them on Google's free service, Blogger. Then they engineer them to rise to the top of search engines, principally Google. And they're designed to attract Adsense ads, provided by Google. It's an entire Google universe. Our hope is that the Google gang can come up with magical algorithms to corral this monster running loose in their kingdom.

And now B.L. Ochman reports that the top search engine, Technorati, could be on the block. What would it mean if it goes to Google?

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