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Google Seeks to Defuse “Googlebombs”

Google announced today that it has implemented new algorithms to stop the practice of “Googlebombing” — the practice of manipulating links to move certain webpages toward the top of search results.  This has been a tactic of the Netroots in the past, and recently Chris Bowers called for a “Googlebomb” to make negative stories about John McCain appear higher in Google search results.