Syndic8’s Search Engine Spam

Andy Baio is reporting on another case of a legitimate site with high page rank hosting thousands of articles for a search engine spammer. This time it’s Syndic8, and within a day of Baio’s report, Google has blacklisted them. But how are these sites getting into the AdSense program in the first place? How widespread is this sort of fraud?

Friday, 6 May 2005