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A quick and dirty guide to help you get started in the wonderful world of cloaking
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from joehall 3448 Days ago #
Votes: -2

I am amzed that black hat methods get 31 sphinns, but something that helps people with an honest effort barely breaks the thresh hold

from TCSM 3447 Days ago #
Votes: 0

Why? It’s something that people should know about, that no-one really talks about. Surely that’s exactly the sort of stuff that should be on the homepage?

from Feydakin 3447 Days ago #
Votes: 1

@joehall, I’d be will to debate the "honest effort" aspect of that article when even  claims his idea is on the gray side of black hat.. We do charity work as well, but we don’t do it for links.. There is something less dirty, in my mind, about being openly honest about certain tactics, than trying to do something to take advantage of someone else’s name and efforts under the guise of charity..   

from johnandrews 3445 Days ago #
Votes: 0

I desphunn this and here’s why.IP cloaking is not as simple as checking an array of known Google corporate IPs. So if you do that (as this post outlines), you run a real risk of cloaking some of Google but not all. That’s bad, because cloaking like this violates the Google guidelines.I think an article that says "here’s how you IP cloak Google" but doesn’t mention the risks, is irresponsible. Yes I saw where it said "don’t do it where it matters if you get banned" but I don’t think that disclaimer delivers.Add in some wisdom of Google’s ability to detect and punish cloaking, and/or experience watching Google’s bot activity, plus something about plausible deniability, and I’d be fine with it and wouldn’t "desphinn" (although I would not Sphinn script-kiddie stuff like this).

from johnandrews 3236 Days ago #
Votes: 0

irresponsible because it is incomplete doesn’t acknowledge risks

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