This should tell you enough about where Google going.
Can anyone here tell me the difference between a clone site or a site that scraped from another?
Define that and I think you may have your answer.
edited: I'm not posting to this thread any more. If people need a hand delivered personalized letter informing them how to build a website....they can talk to themselves and wait for Google to deliver the message to them personally. Good luck and don't stay up too late waiting for that letter…