There’s a New Sheriff in Town

This is a pretty vague patent application, in my opinion, and I really think that mining data in this way should not be legal, nor approved. Fact is, the means in which this is presented is very combative, and identifies SEOs as the cause of link spam. It’s like saying lawyers are the reason for lawsuits, or dentists the reason for cavities.

Google Search Future Results Preview

The next-generation architecture in progress for Google search, is really quite an undertaking and if successful will deliver results faster and better than ever. The project is being held in a developer sandbox for testing. The aim of the development is to increase “”size, indexing speed, accuracy, comprehensiveness and other dimensions.””

Blocking Indexing of Pages

Blocking my page in robots.txt will prevent indexing.. This is just not true, your robots.txt is a tool used to prevent crawling… not indexing. While blocking a page in robots.txt will prevent well behaved spiders from crawling these pages, it will not prevent indexing, remove a page from the index, nor block the flow of PageRank to the page.