---- Google Updates and SERP Changes - August 2010
errorsamac - 7:00 pm on Aug 5, 2010 (gmt 0)
Because the keywords meta tag was so often abused, many years ago Google began disregarding the keywords meta tag.
Do you think they look at them when assessing a -950 OOP penalty on the site? Spamming meta keywords is just another form of over-optimization, even if your attempted "optimization" method is from 1998.