On Thursday, Google released yet another algorithm update, no - not the Penguin update, but an algorithm to combat mugshot web sites from showing up highly in their search results.
In February, Jonathan Hochman wrote a story here named Why Google Should Crack Down Harder On The Mugshot Extortion Racket. That story, according to Google's head of search spam, Matt Cutts, "was a major spark" for the reason Google began working on this algorithm. Matt also cited Jonathan's post from yesterday, as opposed to the major New York Times story on the update.
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