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Google Blog ping full of spam

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I guess it was inevitible, but Google’s blog ping service is used by spammers more than anything else. I downloaded a recent copy of their changes.xml file and all I got was 85k worh of spam blogs.


November 13, 2006 1:07 PM

They use it for Adsense fraud. Blog and Ping is now the easiest way to get a site indexed.

Vin Klassen
July 17, 2007 3:31 AM

Stop picking on google. Name a ping service that is not being pinged by spammers.

March 14, 2009 8:26 AM

Well Vin, your moma for one. She's far to ugly to be worth pinging :) Love Lyph

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