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Except that I and it seems many commenters here have seen similar things occurring with non-spam sites. Regardless of the specific domains referred to in this post, a general pattern is being talked about - the fundamental criticism is that we are getting a google-shaped web rather than a web-shaped google, due to google's de facto monopoly position. If this wasn't the case, it wouldn't be a talking point here.



"we are getting a google-shaped web rather than a web-shaped google"

Very well put.


We were getting a google-shaped web from the moment SEO started optimising for Google rankings.




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