Filter out sites that are annoying in a Google Search
daniel Wed, 11/17/2010 - 9:05pm
Some spammers are now scraping knowledge base websites and reformatting them in order to display adds. If you find them as annoying as I do, you can do the following.
Add a -site:name.com to the google search.
Unfortunately, it has to be done every time you query.
For example, my original search:
groovy ant sshexec outputproperty
My revised search:
groovy ant sshexec outputproperty -site:efreedom.com -site:questionhub.com
There, spam gone. I only see this getting worse though... Google needs to do something about this soon (allowing a more permanent per user blacklist would be nice) to avoid search results becoming less useful. I don't want to see some spammers mashup, I want to see the original site.
A discussion on stackoverflow about the problem.