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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 bit rot

bit rot

noun - uncountable

  • a hypothetical disease that causes programs to run more poorly over time and causes documents to become corrupted. Assuming no actual data loss, bits don't actually rot, but rather assumptions that programs have made will change, as will the editor / viewer programs for documents.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'bit':

Definitions include: excessive.
Definitions include: sexual activity.
Definitions include: of weather, cold, causing nipples to harden.
Definitions include: acronym for "be back in a bit", i.e. "I will return in a short amount of time."
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Definitions include: angry, looks bad, pissed, annoyed, unusual looking.
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Definitions include: insignificant.

Other terms relating to 'rot':

Definitions include: a fungal infection of the groin region (Tinea cruris).
Definitions include: the breakage of links on the web as their targets disappear.
Definitions include: venereal disease.
Definitions include: general insult / disparaging remark.
Definitions include: a hypothetical affliction that causes programs to run more poorly over time.

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