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Google Slaps Greek Sites With Penalties
It appears that Google has taken action on spammers, potentially link spammers, in Greece recently.
Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, responded on Twitter to a webmaster noticing that many websites in Greece received penalties. Matt responded saying “ah, you noticed the action in Greece?”
Here is Matt’s tweet:
@realpoisom ah, you noticed the action in Greece?
— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) March 24, 2014
It is unclear if this was a specific action around links or other search spam but based on the pattern we have seen from Google recently, in all likelihood, it is related to a popular link network in Greece. Which one is currently unknown.
Matt Cutts tweeted it this morning at around 3am EST.