Yes... I'm going there. That old chestnut - Google's duplicate content penalty. Some have argued that the penalty simply doesn't exist. And while I tend to agree that a penalty probably doesn't exist for individual pieces of duplicated content, I have never doubted that duplicated domains were a one-way ticket to a Google butt kick. Because duplicated domains make a mockery of the quality of Google's search results. And everyone knows Google doesn't like looking stupid. Which means they probably won't like this article, because it showcases a pretty serious case of undetected duplicate domains. [...]
The web is littered with search engines and directories: GoTo, MSN, Yahoo, Netscape, FAST, Lycos, iWon, Looksmart, AltaVista, Ask Jeeves, Excite, and others. Many were powered by other search engines, either for primary, [...]
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