Archive for November 16th, 2007

Government Pornography

A fairly well-accepted theory of the ranking formulae for search-engine result pages, or SERPS, has it that for some search engines – like the almighty Google – give extra credibility, if you will, to certain top-level domains – like .edu, for example, the portion of the internet given over to our bastions of higher learning.

With spammers quick to exploit any possible trick to their advantage, it seems it was only a matter of time before pornography – a ridiculously competitive and highly lucrative online activity – found its way to the land of .gov. Yes, the U.S. government top-level domain.
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Published in: 'D' for 'Dumb', Geekiness, General, Security | on November 16th, 2007 | Comments Off on Government Pornography