jekko - 10:12 am on Jan 8, 2011 (gmt 0)
i don't care what other companies are going to do, like you say they will do it anyway, as soon as google looses their exclusive rights. i am saying that pr is a metric which is used to sell links. google asks us not to participate! does it not punish webmasters that it thinks are buying/selling links? why do they show this metric if they know it is used for the buying and selling these links.
sorry but if you going to Sh@t on your own doorstep you have to be careful where you tread.
my main point was why is a veteran seoer telling us that he uses the green bar when considering link exchanges, especially when this information is so out dated. would it not be better to look at other signals, traffic maybe.
if you like it link to it, if not don't! its not rocket science