I wonder how someone would

I wonder how someone would define large scale? 10s, 100s, 1000s? Other than that it looks like most of the guidelines, asking webmasters to plug the holes in their algorithm.

I wonder how someone would

I wonder how someone would define large scale? 10s, 100s, 1000s? Other than that it looks like most of the guidelines, asking webmasters to plug the holes in their algorithm.

I love being the unpaid human

I love being the unpaid human element to the Google algorithm.

I'm not sure that there is

I'm not sure that there is any more cost than the domain registration at this point. It runs on Yahoo! search results. Maybe they will let me buy the domain for $50?

I'm not sure that there is

I'm not sure that there is any more cost than the domain registration at this point. It runs on Yahoo! search results. Maybe they will let me buy the domain for $50?

I'm not sure that there is

I'm not sure that there is any more cost than the domain registration at this point. It runs on Yahoo! search results. Maybe they will let me buy the domain for $50?

I find it interesting that

I find it interesting that the #1 ad for text link ads is Adwords. 

I find it interesting that

I find it interesting that the #1 ad for text link ads is Adwords. 

I believe that the Google

I believe that the Google spam team is the red headed step child at Google and rides in the back of the bus most of the time. If the spam team had any real power the the plex you would not have the Adwords team telling webmasters to do exactly the opposite of what the spam team tells you to do in relation to ad placement.

We are far beyond great search results being needed to keep people using Google. Using Google is a conditioned response just as using MS Word or Adobe Acrobat Reader are. It's just what you do.

Short answer? Yes, they do

Short answer? Yes, they do know. They just don't care since the various factions within Google seem to have wildly different personal goals. It has been interesting, and sad, to see the way Google has decided to address the shortcoming in their own algorithms and how much collateral damage they are willing to accept as a part of that.