• http://www.polarbranding.com Polar Branding

    Google is playing a great PR game with this by gaining so many authoritive links. In the words of Obi-Wan Kenobi, “If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine”…

  • http://mauricewalshe mauricewalshe

    dear me Google really does have less common sense than Annie from being human.

    Larry and Sergi need to sit down with Vint and get him to give them the inside story on how MCI got screwed over when on part of the Company went rouge and pursued short term gain that fracked the company up.

    the same thing happened in Global Services in BT recently.

  • http://www.yougomedia.com You Go Media

    Google Philosophy #7 – “You can make money without doing evil.” Not sure if anyone can say this is evil, I think it’s brilliant and shows Google is paying attention to even its own services and there own practice. To buy the service out is simply a business decision, not a search engine decision.

    :) !! look at the publicity earned through this venture and penalty slap :D!~ amazing and brilliant. Great work Google, very impressed with your self slapping process!

  • http://www.michael-martinez.com/ Michael Martinez

    This episode lends an entirely new meaning to the expression “due diligence”.

  • http://www.kevinlee.net/ Kevin Lee

    We can probably assume that future acquisitions will go through at least a rudimentary SEO audit.