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pc4media’s Blog PageRank Wrath

Posted By Darren Rowse 14th of July 2005 Pro Blogging News 0 Comments

Please remind me not to get on the wrong side of Peter from pc4media who is about to unleash Blog PageRank Wrath! Peter’s discovered the power of Page Rank and he’s about to use it to get back at a couple of people who have done him wrong.

‘Two people have screwed me over this week. Wasted my money. Other people’s money. My time and other people’s time. And they both have soiled my reputation. I am giving them until next week to attempt to right their wrongs. After that, I will be creating posts on my weblog with their names and business names in the title. And these posts will be at the top of the search engines for searches for their names. Thus, their mistakes will be known by anyone doing a simple search for them.’

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  • I think it’s sad that a man with such a big (net) power would use this power, and abuse the ethical behaviour on the net to revenge.

    Maybe he has the right to, but he sounds like someone who is proud of making a very harmful step that will surely harm those 2 companies, but also raise a big question mark on this man morality and ethical standarts…

    I just hope he realizes the power he has in his hands, once those posts will be up, there is no way out.


  • ‘Eye for an eye’, or ‘two wrongs don’t make a right?’

    Feeling angry and frustrated is one thing, taking revenge is another.

    The tone indicates, like heat says, someone who is proud of the fact that he can easily bring harm to someone elses interests.

    I’ll certainly be keeping an eye on what course of action he takes, and to see if the moral high ground is taken, or if he descends down to their level.

  • Ken

    Allen makes a very good point in that once those posts are posted, it is permanent, at least in Google’s eyes. The cache does exist, even if you don’t want it to exist, it will exist in that form.

    I also agree with you two that his attitude stinks. Personally, I wouldn’t want to do business with someone who acts like a 2 year old.

    If your a professional, act like one, but don’t spill your dirty laundry all over your blog. It just looks so amateurish.

  • I can understand his frustration, the thought of having my host disapear without warning scares the pants off me enough to run and do a back-up. If he was serious though I am sure he would have done it by now.

  • Thanks for everyone’s thoughts. I’ve been unbelievably stressed. These are actually two of the smaller shitty things that have happened lately. The main purpose of that post was to vent.

    Obviously, I had doubts about whether to mention their names or even do this at all. Given everyone’s feedback and some advice from a friend, I am reconsidering it.

    There are certainly larger injustices in the world. Even though, this is a pretty big one in mine, I guess I should put it in perspective.

    Thanks again.

  • Ken

    HI Peter,
    Thanks for clarifying things. I think it helps now that you’ve put it into perspective. Like others, I couldn’t tell if you were serious or not because I had never read your blog til now.

    I’d be PO’d too but more scared about how others would view me if I had actually gone through with that.

  • I’m more interested in the way he gets pages ranked…LOL
    I can see it’s by manipulating the URL, but wondering if the /2004/06 type thingy has anything to do with it as well.
    Peter? ; )