annej - 4:22 pm on Jan 23, 2007 (gmt 0)
>>6. Index page "filtered" or "penalised" affecting lower pages in subject sub-directory<<
This is exactly what is happening to me.
>>7. Large amounts of content and pages copied by other sites.<<
I'm not finding full pages copied but all have snippets on scraper sites. I have long wondered in some way one of these sites caused the problem in how they linked. I've had that happen before.