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moncler outlet canada Blekko, the recently launched search engine that relies on the community to help maintain relevancy, has launched “The Spam Clock”. This is essentially a counter that displays discount moncler jackets the number of spam pages created since the year moncler outlet woodbury started. moncler outlet canada

moncler jackets cheap “Every hour 1 million new spam pages are created,” the page proglaims. You can watch the number rise in realtime, moncler online store though it’s unclear exactly what Blekko considers a spam page exactly. The page does warn that spammers are out to harm users, steal publisher traffic, and defraud advertisers, so presumably anything Blekko perceives to fall into one of these categories is being moncler sale outlet counted. moncler jackets cheap

discount moncler jackets “It’s designed to give a representation of how quickly uk moncler sale the moncler uk outlet Web moncler womens jackets our web page is being littered with trash,” a representative for Blekko tells WebProNews. “Honestly, it’s a problem that deserves more attention than it cheap moncler sale is getting. Soon, surfing the web will be a worse experience than email. And spam is quickly becoming responsible for a kind of global sweatshop where people are paid little more than a nickel for creating web pages designed to moncler outlet sale do nothing but display advertising.” discount moncler jackets

moncler coats for cheap Blekko founder Rich Skrenta essentially elaborates on this point in a post on cheap moncler jackets mens his personal blog. “I consider myself a glass half full kind of guy, but it’s hard to remain optimistic moncler outlet store about moncler outlet prices the future of the World Wide Web,” he says. “I think it’s fantastic that my moncler usa kids have access in real time to almost every piece of information and knowledge in the world. But ever since we started working on Blekko, uk moncler outlet I’ve become exposed to the dark side of the Internet.” moncler coats for cheap

moncler outlet uk “Scratch below the surface of all this great information, or in our case dig deep below the surface, and it is shocking what is happening to the Internet,” he moncler outlet https://www.moncleroutletmall.com continues. “Millions upon millions moncler outlet of pages of junk are being unleashed moncler sale on the web, a virtual torrent of pages designed solely to generate a few pennies cheap moncler coats mens in ad revenue for its creator. I fear that we are approaching a tipping point, where the volume of garbage best moncler jackets soars beyond and overwhelms the valuable of what is on the web. Look at what has happened to email: Microsoft estimates that 90 cheap moncler jackets womens percent of the mail that passes through its hotmail servers is spam.” moncler outlet uk

moncler coats sale Search industry cheap moncler jackets analyst Danny Sullivan suggests the spam clock is a way for Blekko to moncler sale online put pressure on Google, though to be moncler outlet online fair, there is no mention of Google whatsoever on the Spam Clock page or in Skrenta’s rant. While noting that Google does have its problems with spam, Sullivan also says, ” I don’t know that Google’s relevancy has actually decreased.” moncler coats sale

discount moncler outlet Whether or not the spam clock represents a message to Google, there’s no question that the web is indeed being littered with “trash”. Even Google CEO Eric Schmidt famously called the Internet a “cesspool” discount moncler outlet.

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