__/ [Euro Stacey] on Friday 16 September 2005 09:43 \__
> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> By serendipity, I have just discovered that someone registered
>> [sic.] dot com 3 days ago. Should I feel flattered or is this intended to
>> become a source for frauds, which should make me worried?
> Roy, I would get worried as of yet. Many people buy closly related domains
> to others for the hope of gaining mistyped traffic.It looks to be one of
> those spamming sites. They do try and gain all traffic possible. I would
> just keep watch over them.
Why do you reckon I should keep on eye on them? I hope there will be no
> I constantly get spammers stealing my title and snippets for their
> The above has been removed along with those like it. I emailed them and
> asked firmly to have the info removed. I just have to wait until Google
> removes it.
I hope I don't have to go that far. For a small selection of pages, it
usually isn't worth the time. For the same reason, Google barely ever
respond to messages. Every concerned Webmaster or dissatisfied surfer tries
to get answers from a human, to no avail.
> I don't mind scraper sites that get snippets to fill up pages as long as
> they provide the actual link.
> http://www.behrooznaj.com/make-rag-rugs.html . I have a couple olf those
> in my backlinks so I would assume that they are good links. Plus, the
> domain and file name usually are related making the link even better.
I know what you mean. Nonetheless, such pages are unhealthy for the Web and
they can steal some of your SERP's.
__/ [Euro Stacey] added on Friday 16 September 2005 09:47 \__
> Typo "wouldn't".:-) Need my coffee fix....haven't had my total fill yet!
Yes, I quickly noticed it. The context made up for that confusion.