Aaron Wall reports in Google Taking Action Against Automated SEO Software that new "ransom note" style codes are being used by Google to block the OptiLink link building software -- causing OptiLink to suspend its Google functionality for the time being. Note that ransom notes were also added recently to a number of other Google services that might get hit by automation, such as its Add URL page.
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