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    Matt Cutts Blog Hacked/Gmail Paper And So On

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    Oh My God

    makes you wonder if they will find a solution to the 302 hijack LMAO

    nice find trust OOOOORRRR is it Matt's joke on all of us?

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    I don't trust anything today

    That's a real group that has been getting at Matt and Google for years so either they decided to pick today to hack him or Matt has a good sense of humor and this is an April Fool's Joke and he did it up well. I say joke.

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    seems to be up to sepculation with insiders leading to the joke side


    "Corsin: his co-workers say it was an april fool [smile]"
    http://www.google-kai.com/admin/matt...-fools-day.htm

    Funniest thing so far.....
    "noticed that Danny Sullivan was taken in, or at least is playing along."
    http://www.movingtofreedom.org/2007/...d-april-fools/

    feel free to remove any links to adsense infested blogs if need be

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    Gmail Paper
    http://mail.google.com/mail/help/paper/more.html

    Free in-home wireless broadband service from Google
    http://www.google.com/tisp/

    Some affiliate gets on a reality TV show, The Apprentice
    http://forum.abestweb.com/showthread...ht=april+fools

    TechCrunch Has Acquired ****edCompany.com
    http://www.techcrunch.com/2007/03/31...kedcompanycom/
    Last edited by Trust; April 1st, 2007 at 05:13 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trust
    Free in-home wireless broadband service from Google
    http://www.google.com/tisp/
    where do i sign up?




    lol

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    "Open letter to Matt Cutts
    Dear Matt,
    Sorry it falls on you! We at DarkSeoteam appreciate your blog, respect your work… and you look like a nice guy. But your blog looked like the perfect target. First because you don’t rely on it for income, second because, on the internet, there is no better proof than a punchy example.
    As many fellow webmasters, we have been reading the endless threads at webmasterworld, where site owners were complaining for having their websites “Googlewashed”, and income hurt by unscrupulous competitors.
    As many fellow webmasters, we were shocked that Google and GoogleGuy did not even dare to comment.
    Matt ! Google doesn’t have to feel ashamed for the bugs. Everyone involved in software and algorithms can understand what bug means for real. We all had bugs. The only thing we can’t understand is that Google doesn’t say it’s going to fix it asap.
    We won’t make public the way we ranked on "bacon polenta"because we don’t want the technic used spreading on the web. However, it seems that many posters at webmasterworld and threadwatch understood the whole thing. But that’s not the point.
    The point is:
    Anyone can use Google’s duplicate content filters to ruin a competitor’s website, and steal his ranking and traffic.

    Moreover, Matt, the webmasters' community does not need an immediate fix, but it needs Google to admit that it is not able to differentiate between the original contents and the duplicate one, and it needs to hear that Google is working hard on fixing this severe issue.
    Last thing Matt. You said at threadwatch that you were not going to do anything special for your blog. It honors you, but beware that the whole thing could worsen in the next days. Not that we are going to do anything else about it, but our test is very recent. It was just set-up on September 25 (yeah, less than 10 days to get a visit from GoogleGuy, we’re proud lol), and Googlebot has not finished his job yet.
    As we said Matt, we’re leaving the test "as it is". Hopefully you guys in the Googleplex can use it as a "cobaye" to fix your algo. After all, our site is just a lab, and you’re welcome to use it.
    The DarkSeoTeam"

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    Now that part is real, the letter. That was from October 2005. That's also the same group that got some attention with the PR 10 site they had, used some trickery to get that, not really a PR10. Now it's all 0.

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    they seem to have moved to a new forum about 8 months ago, I guess we will all know if he was hacked forsure on Monday but it is interesting seeing all of this ;-)

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    As far as Gmail Paper, in India it actually happens, not a joke:

    http://www.fastcompany.com/magazine/...rld-class.html

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    Gmail Paper, yummy:

    "Not a problem. Gmail Paper is made out of 96% post-consumer organic soybean sputum, and thus, actually helps the environment. For every Gmail Paper we produce, the environment gets incrementally healthier."

    Ugh...
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    The hacking was an April Fools joke.

    http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snowman
    The hacking was an April Fools joke.

    http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/
    great link on that page - 100 Greatest April Fool's Jokes of all Time:

    http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/aprilfool/index
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