I wanted to emphasize a tweet from Bing search spam fighter, Frédéric Dubut, who actually said that removing spam from the search results is not the same as suppressing free speech. He said that if you don't delete spam, "the entire product will become completely unusable."
It reminds me of that guy who was arguing @haahr that removing spam in search engines was the same as suppressing speech. The reality is the moment you turn off the spam filter, the entire product becomes completely unusable. https://t.co/BmMBRLGo18
– Frédéric Dubut (@CoperniX) July 29, 2019
This tweet brings back some nice memories. Yes, he refers to Paul Haahr, who has been searching Google for longer than I have written about SEO, which is long – more than 17 years.
If you are interested in this conversion that Frédéric Dubut referred to in my opinion, I refer to my reporting from May 2018.
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