Beware: Is Your Hosting Provider Cloaking Paid Links On Your Site For Their Benefit?

I reported at the Search Engine Roundtable on thread in our forums that shows how some hosts are inserting links on sites they host, without notifying the web site owner, and doing it via cloaking. Matt Cutts from Google looked deeper into the reported issue in the thread and said that “it looks like this webhost is cloaking.” The web hosting company is placing paid links within the content using cloaking techniques.

If you are worried about this for your site, then check the Google index for you site. You can use a Google site command “with a porn phrase such as [site:www.mydomainc.com porn] or [site:www.mydomainc.com sex] and see what comes up.”

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