buckworks - 7:59 pm on Jul 7, 2010 (gmt 0)
Just for fun I took a look at a few of Foundem's pages with some of the W3.org's tools including the semantic extractor.
I'll just say that the pages I looked at aren't exactly sending the spiders a strong, clear signal of what they're about.
Instead of whining and spewing conspiracy theories, it would be a lot more productive for sites who are unhappy about their search engine rankings to just get busy and improve the factors that would make a difference.
My advice to Foundem would be this: Spend less money on make-work projects for the legal team and hire some better SEO brains. And make sure that what he/she says to do actually gets implemented!