Author: M.Prince (30 Apr 07 6:19pm)
The cause of these spam messages that appear in search engines is often that comment spammers put links on blog sites. Search engines pick up these links and use them to rank websites.
Recently, Project Honey Pot has begun to track these comment spammers and the links they are promoting. See the following links for more information:
A search engine could, if they were interested, use the list of comment spammer URLs in order to give less weight to those links that are known to be posted by comment spammers. No search engines have approached us to use this data... yet. But we'd be open to talking with them.