Google, MSN, Yahoo setting up a method to help stop comment spam.

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Recently in Google's blog they addressed the recent issue where people/bots have basically been using well known or popular blogs or content sites as a in content spam space.

Recently in Google's blog they addressed the recent issue where people/bots have basically been using well known or popular blogs or content sites as a in content spam space. This messes with they're page rankings on things like google because google see's a vaild link, within the content of the site. Giving it equal value as if you had linked it personally in a article. To address this problem, Google has suggested using a script to add in a attribute to the anchor. rel="nofollow" Google Blog: Preventing comment spam To this properly accomplish this, they need the help of the CMS's in the wild. Should be a simple hack to drop this into e107 and include a option to turn this on and off in the preferences section. Any takers? [Submitted by ORBIT]


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