aristotle - 11:34 am on Aug 19, 2010 (gmt 0)
Not at all, the bot is doing exactly what it has been told to do
You misunderstood what I meant. I was referring to the algorithm that Google uses to calculate rankings. It doesn't give any value to nofollow links. Thus a nofollow link from the New York Times or Harvard University doesn't get counted, whereas a dofollow link from an obscure directory could be counted.