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Robert_Charlton - 2:21 am on Jun 14, 2007 (gmt 0)
|For all we know, they could be using "paid link" reports simply for QC purposes, in much the same as they use human evaluators to help in setting parameters for spam identification. |
That's been my guess about what they're doing. It's made a lot of webmasters who aren't necessarily buying links, though, feeling that they could be sabotaged by competitors.
On the other hand, if that possibility weren't being dangled out there, the inhibiting effect of these reports would be lost.
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