Msg#: 3929665 posted 7:43 pm on Jun 9, 2009 (gmt 0)
In most cases, there is no negative effect from backlinks that you don't want. But if you feel there is a problem, you can send a reconsideration request through your WebmasterTools account and explain the situation.
Msg#: 3929665 posted 8:02 pm on Jun 9, 2009 (gmt 0)
I can't measure the impact on my sites really so those so reconsideration request wouldn't fit this situation. However I think those links may affect your reputation and I fell uncomfortable seeing those in my logs.