__/ [ Big Bill ] on Saturday 11 March 2006 15:23 \__
> On Sat, 11 Mar 2006 13:23:46 +0000, Brian Wakem <no@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Just published:
>>> I fully agree on that one. Help Google dispose of garbage.
>>I have sent them several and never had a reply, and no action has ever been
> You, the rest of the planet, everyone, who hasn't?
I once submitted the same request twice or thrice before receiving a reply
and an actual action (by a human) was taken. Requests were sent about a
fortnight apart and lastly, the reply was sent rather promptly. People in
this group have urged me not to spend time reporting spam (including
Google Groups abuse).
I am beginning to suspect that Google will only check spam reports if a
certain 'magic' keyword is contained in the subject line or the body. Why
else would Cutts suggest codes that 'channel' the reports to a certain
Notice that in that blog entry (URL seen above), Cutts shows special in-
terest in spam from the far east. One wonders if it's part of some plan to
further censor results in that region. (that's just a poor joke, actually)
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