if google does not send users there is no review! Before this disaster many site got thousands of visitors every day. Panda and Penguin wipped them away. You tell me know that google pre Panda was wrong?
I think they are on a journey to beat spam/SEO that they canīt win and they know it, therefore it is easier to push brands to fill the results. Collateral damage is calculated. Only if a site gets public attention it is released out of panda/penguin.
Cutts told us to put more >> real, unique << content. That is a fact and I understand it. But tell me what a price compare engine gives you unique content?
I think we all did a lot of work ( because it is our business ) and we olny can hope that this Ranky modifying Patent is the reason why most poeple donīt see improvements but worsening.