TheOptimizationIdiot - 5:28 am on Apr 3, 2013 (gmt 0)
the unnatural link notice could be from any number of things
Yes, and not only a ton of links from the same source, we know from the recent help the BBC got from a Google rep. it could mean there's only one page with unnatural links.
So, yes, in a case like that why not just discount the value of the link same as they are apparently doing for link seller links.
FYP = So, yes, in [any] case [at all] why not just discount [ignore] the value of the link same as they are apparently doing for link seller links.
Saves webmasters time and energy...
FYP = Saves webmasters time and energy [plus makes Google's results better by not having webmasters overreact and disavow or remove too many links and tank their own site, which could actually be high-quality, in the process.]