---- Sites Devalued On Google.com When Domain Ownership Is Not USA
tedster - 8:51 am on Jun 14, 2008 (gmt 0)
I don't think so. I agree that Google accesses and uses whois information - they even have a partnership now with Name Intelligence. But the address of the owner is just too minor a signal to use for ranking, IMO - and it's bound to be a noisy signal, too.