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This is my first post here (I think) but I've read some very interesting threads and gained some useful information.
Now I've read some stuff about hidden links and I was interested in what peoples opinions were about how google might or might not react to these.
Therefore I would say that for the mean time, google loves, reads and rewards anything within these tags.
It is a very difficult issue to solve I think for the SEs. There are many perfectly legitimate reasons for including links and text within the tag, such as the one highlighted above. However, as they are becoming one of the 'trendy' ways of spamming the SEs, I wouldn't be surprised if some action was taken by the likes of the big G to combat such abuse.
I would say a few links (like WebG says copying ones that already exist on the page) would be OK, but expanding on that with many keywords in <H1> tags etc would be dangerous given the current climate towards abuse of the tag.
So I'm not using it to cheat just to ensure everyone (including google) can get around the site whatever the state of their browser.
Hopefully it should all be okay until google get fed up with people spamming with noscript tags, maybe the chap from Google could gives us a heads up if and when that's likely to happen.