Man Arrested for Google Bombing Polish President Into Top Spot For “Kutas” (Penis)

Philipp Lenssen reports that a Polish newspaper says that a 23-year-old polish man was arrested for Google bombing.

Marek W. from Cieszyn is accused of somehow causing the Polish president Lech Kaczyński’s web site to rank tops for “kutas,” which translates to penis.

Marek reportedly used software to help produce the ranking. When questioned, he said:

I just wanted to verify my skills and check if the software works

Related Topics: Channel: SEO | Legal: General | Link Building: Link Bombs


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  • dangerlarson

    America gets trashed in the world press quite a bit, but at least we don’t get arrested for insulting public officials. Geez…

  • mrblog rome

    Personally I would ban from the search engine lists words like viagra, penis, loan, sex, paris hilton, pills, cialis, hydrocodone, mortgage, penis enlargement and a few others because no having utility. If they want to know what’s the meaning of this, they better should go on wikipedia, the other ones out……

  • Michael Goc

    I would comment, but since I live in Poland I would rather not risk any trouble…

  • Illah

    Haha @ Michael Goc :-)

    But seriously, is this even legal? The only party who I can see as having any reasonable complaint would be Google itself as it’s their SERPs being polluted.

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