Recently there was a brief discussion here about the possibility that pressures from the government might force (or induce) google to make certain changes to its ranking algorithm. Google must resist these pressures.
I've also read about a well-funded (but secretive) organized effort to flood the web with thousands of articles that promote a particular set of view, so that the sheer weight of numbers would overwhelm google's algorithm and create a bias toward those views. Google needs to protect its algorithm from this effort.
[edited by: goodroi at 1:23 am (utc) on Sep 15, 2018]
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