LifeinAsia - 3:43 pm on Mar 31, 2011 (gmt 0)
In other words: Go ahead and spin.
Not sure how you concluded that from what Matt Cutts said. He specifically said
That's completely different from spinning 50 different versions.
a whitehat site doesn’t neet to worry about 1-3 versions of an article on their own site
He also said that Google isn't penalizing for this. He never said that spinning content actually helps in any way.