tedster - 9:56 pm on Jan 8, 2010 (gmt 0) I've never seen a hint of this in either direction.
In the abstract I understand the worries expressed here. But has anyone actually tested this and seen a ranking disadvantage from installing GA? or an advantage, for that matter. IF your site is excellent and IF Google does use GA data for ranking, then GA should prove an advantage, no?
I've never seen a hint of this in either direction.