I think there is a danger the discussion becomes about GOOG BASHING and not about solving the problems we all have which would be a shame. The fact is this has apparrently only effected 10% of sites so we all must have something in common. For me I did the crime.... I am reminded of the shawshank redemption and to paraphrase Red
"I am the only guilty person in Panda"
Forum link spam, paid links, #*$! content I did it. However I am now correcting the problem. There are I am sure some people that have caught collateral damage but maybe the rest are being a wee bit delusional