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Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. This will culminate in my release of an MBOX file including full headers. More here. 2021-03-21: Screw it. MBOX file here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Since they have almost killed this site, I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. I am going to start releasing details on Monday August 17 of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret. More here.
Google has been penalizing this site in its search rankings for years and a Google employee lied about it. Details of my conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty in secret start Monday August 17. More here.
Google has been lying about the penalty against this site for years. My conversation with the Google employee who told me about the penalty starts dropping August 17. More here.

Definition of astroturfing

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: an underpowered computer.
Definitions include: An annoying fool; idiot. (Used extensively on IRC).
Definitions include: acronym for "to the best of my knowledge."
Definitions include: acronym for "Jesus Fucking Christ".
Definitions include: From Dilbert's boss in the Dilbert comic strip.
Definitions include: to transform data so that it's easier to process.
Definitions include: testing of a software application, performed on devices (such as computers and cell phones) made available to potential purchasers in retail stores.
Definitions include: to pester or annoy.
Definitions include: acronym for "not safe for work".
Definitions include: to ruin writable optical media via a write ("burn") attempt which fails.
Definitions include: acronym for "because".
Definitions include: an unattractive female or one with a bad reputation.
Definitions include: The human nervous system, as opposed to computer hardware or software.
Definitions include: "that".
Definitions include: acronym for "problem exists between keyboard and chair".

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Other terms relating to 'astroturf':

Definitions include: to join an online discussion and pretend to be an independent member of the community.
Definitions include: A Thing or person that makes little or no sense at all; something that has no point.

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