So much SEO news today. The word is that Google will announce tomorrow that only 1 affiliate per merchant will be allowed to advertise. This could be a huge shakeup in the affiliate industry. Read more about it at www.webmasterworld.com/forum81/4204.htm.
In addition, Google has been granted a patent for highlighting search results. That should make a few people who offer that feature hot under the collar. More about this at www.threadwatch.org/node/966