[wp-hackers] Jackasses of wordspace.info! :(
r at schestowitz.com
Sun Dec 17 13:38:32 GMT 2006
___/ On Thu 14 Dec 2006 14:05:44 GMT, [ Roland Häder ] wrote : \___
> I guess you all know the very famous Connections theme and the
> "Connections Reloaded 1.5" fork of it?
> Double-check the footer.php script. I have found a hidden
> rel="nofollow"-less link to wordspace[dot]info which is a parked
> Their PR is 5 regarding to www[dot]database[dash]search[dot]com. So
> they are making money with it. Damn money-maker jackasses...
> You will find a div-tag around it with "height: 1px".
> Just to say it. Remove that "div-hiding-spammy" link and you stop
> bad money-makers.
> I'm angry about this because they make money by using spammer's
> "technology" (div-hiding) to boost their ranking on several search
> engines with a cool (Patricia, it's not your fault! I like your link
> because you put tons of time in it but not wordspace) theme and my
> non-profit blog. :(
> @wordspace: Can you ask us to place a link to your parked domain
> before abusing Patricias great work?!
> Greetz from
> Roland :-)
> And sorry for that link below. It's GMX' fault and I'm not at home.
I think I've walked into the wrong room, but regardless:
Some search engines have begun penalising sites for having
these infamous inbound links. It is tricky, however, because
so-called Web 2.0 involves a lot of uninvited SPAM and
people can penalise their rivals by linking while
deliberately violating guidelines for Webmasters. If you are
concerned about spammy sites, file a complaint and it will
be investigated (here's an option for reporting to all major
SE's in parallel: http://www.schestowitz.com/report-spam/ ).
Best wishes and happy holidays,
Roy S. Schestowitz, Ph.D. Candidate in Medical Biophysics
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