Justin Jacoby Smith is an organizer, web geek, Buddhist, and poet.

search warfare

It is clear that a search engine which was taking money for showing cellular phone ads would have difficulty justifying the page that our system returned to its paying advertisers. For this type of reason and historical experience with other media [Bagdikian 83], we expect that advertising funded search engines will be inherently biased towards the advertisers and away from the needs of the consumers.

--Sergei Brin & Larry Page, in a 1999 report to Stanford on their invention of Google.

Google's Collateral Damage.

Infographic by SEO Book.

This graphic, which you should really really look at full size, traces in detail the ongoing war between Google & SEO content farms.