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Mike Blumenthal calls out Google Places yet again for still not having fixed the problem of businesses as being reported as permanently closed, even though they claimed it would be fixed within days.
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from Thos003 1134 Days ago #
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This is by far one of the biggest areas that black hats can and have attacked with.



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from Jill 1134 Days ago #
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It's really unfathomable that they haven't done anything about this! I remember Mike posting about this at least a month ago.



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from Thos003 1134 Days ago #
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Mike made it public a month ago. Its been happening a lot longer than that. There is always the problem of making it public and letting those that would abuse the system know of the opportunity to abuse it. But keeping it quite hoping for a fix doesn't work all that well either.



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from mblumenthal 1134 Days ago #
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Google has now reported out that it is in fact fixed: http://blumenthals.com/blog/2011/09/15/google-announces-fix-to-closing-report-issue/



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from Jill 1134 Days ago #
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Certainly a step in the right direction. Thanks for letting us know of the update, Mike.



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