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Re: rel="nofollow"

  • Subject: Re: rel="nofollow"
  • From: SEO Dave <seodave@search-engine-optimization-services.co.uk>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2005 18:20:19 GMT
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: SEO Services
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On Thu, 02 Jun 2005 16:51:32 +0100, Roy Schestowitz
<newsgroups@schestowitz.com> wrote:

>>>I first joined this newsgroup in order to better
>>>understand SE's, but not to fool them or fiddle with them.
>> Good for you, how's that working for you?
>Quite good, actually. Around 1,000 visitors a day for content that I wrote
>myself. The domain is only 9 months old and I do not exchange links or do
>questionable SEO.

That's not bad for 9 months. Is it this site by any chance
http://Schestowitz.com ?

If so you didn't write all the content yourself,
18,600 pages indexed which would mean you write ~70 pages a day.

You didn't write all these-

This one looks familiar-

Do you think you can seriously argue you wrote this content when on
the post above only two lines are yours and the rest is mine?

I think you'd be pushing arguing fair use with that one since you
aren't quoting a snippet of my copyright material but instead posting
it verbatim. I don't recall you asking my permission and me granting

So your site in some respects is worse than mine (most of them
anyway), I'm using public domain content (mostly :-) which anyone can
legally use. You are posting others copyright posts verbatim without
their permission. At least when I did this (deleted the site now) I
only posted my posts with the minimum needed from others to make sense
(fair use). Like if I put this post on one of my sites it should be
covered under fair use since I'm quoting only a small portion of your
material. If you add this post to your website you are infringing my

Talk about the pot calling the kettle black!

So how much of those 1000 visitors a day are due to my content and
other NG posters content then? 

Seems like grey hat SEO to me, even unethical :-D

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