[thelist] Link Text and SEO

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis bhawkeslewis at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 21 19:16:50 CST 2009

On 22/1/09 00:46, Martin Burns wrote:
> And if SEs are blocked from css via robots.txt, how are they going to know?

No heavenly power forces search engines to obey robots.txt. It's purely 
a courtesy.

> And how would they differentiate from 'legitimate' uses of such CSS
> properties?

Flag likely candidates automatically and collect manually submitted 
reports, send employees to investigate, then ban the scamming site.

Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis

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