Googlewashing the Internet

April 4th, 2003 3:53 AM

It should have been terribly obvious how to abuse Google’s pagerank through the the blogosphere’s elite (a statistically insignificant but immensely influential group). The Register has the lowdown on how it happened in 42 days:

To all intents and purposes, the original meaning has been erased. Obliterated, in just seven weeks. You’re especially susceptible to this if you subscribe to the view that Google’s PageRank is “inherently democratic,” which is how Google, Inc. describes it.

And this Googlewash took just 42 days.

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