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jmccormac - 10:22 pm on Aug 27, 2011 (gmt 0)
But not in the same essential order and structure, with the same side details and quirks.
When it is a press release from a company promoting an event or a device, then that is exactly what would happen. Ever read a newspaper where you see AP or Reuters credited at the end of an article?
Even though the final results of the Google algo may be out in left field for some queries at any particular time, it is wise NOT to think of Google as "stupid".
I don't think of them as being "stupid". Some are smart but that does not mean that people should have a fanboy attitude to Google's efforts to sidestep a problem because its employees just are't quite smart enough to solve it efficiently. This is why I think that Google's attempted Socialisation of the problem is a cop-out and tantamount to an admission of defeat.
These are some very savvy folks, and if they set their minds to handle an issue, sooner or later there will be penalties.
Really smart people would come up with a solution rather than just trying to apply penalties. Applying penalties does not solve the problem but then they probably have a patent where they claim it does.