It’s nice to see that Google has taken up the cudgels against comment spam in what seems like an effective way. I can see another application: it allows me to express negative feelings hypertextually without collateral Google-juice damage. For example, the recent referrer-spam perps, who are pathetic losers, ineffectual morons, abusive predators, and probably deserve to be in jail. There, wasn’t that fun? Which suggests an enhancement: rel="justlabel", which says “don’t count this link for ranking purposes, but do take its content seriously as relevant to the indicated site.”


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