> Hi Roy,
> You can read all the goss on the Bourbon Update here
> http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum30/29524.htm you will need to
> register if you haven't already.
> It's a long thread split into 4 separates each with 80 odd pages in - so
> it's going to take you a while to catch up.
> I have "lost" a site to bourbon and my google referrals are currently 0
> so I know what you are going through.
> No one really seems to know anything at all as of yet and googleguy has
> been pretty cryptic - so it's just a waiting game at the moment. A lot
> of people suspect 302 hijacks to be the problem, other think it's a
> problem with canonical URL's and still others think it's something to do
> with "scraper" sites (of which no one seems to have pointed out that
> google is, essentially) - or in other words, duplicate content (I think).
> Good luck Roy.
Thanks Jez. These words are reassuring. The only thing I ponder is who or
what 'steals' (maybe justifiably, just to be on the safe side) these
potential visitors. When one loses, another gains.