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> The real problem is dealing with SEO spam, not occasional false positives with hyperlink detection.

I mean that's easy to say, the obvious question then is why it's apparently too hard for Google, since they don't do it despite the fact that it would obviously be of value given their algorithm.

Why would it be of value? Google isn't in the business of giving best-quality search results; it's in the business of giving passable search results while exposing users to ads and collecting data for their advertising machine.

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