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How do I get my URL out of the wrong hands?

Someone snagged my old Blogger URL and made it live again and is using it to post lousy marketing copy, mostly, it seems, to generate some income for Google ads. The problem is - the URL is my totally unique professional name. So, if someone were to search for my name, they would find my old blog, filled with some else's crap content. [more inside]
posted by Ink-stained wretch on Jul 18, 2013 - 12 answers

(nearly) identical Wordpress sites hosted on different URLs

Question about nearly-identical Wordpress sites hosted at different URLS and Google indexing/rankings. [more inside]
posted by cilantro on Jul 10, 2012 - 5 answers

Is there any way to prevent external sites from linking to me?

Is there any way to prevent external sites from linking to me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 12, 2012 - 11 answers

Bamboozled by Google

Why does Google Alerts add stuff like this to the end of the URLs it sends me every day by email: &ct=ga&cd=eOGlPN9EEgs&usg=AFNjCNGPR1lLrp7KJVpHt-2HktLYhtBMQg [more inside]
posted by londongeezer on Nov 8, 2009 - 5 answers

Jeez Google pt. 2 - We still want clean URLs

Remove these crappy ultra-long links from my Google Search Results when I right-click! [more inside]
posted by cashman on Nov 5, 2009 - 5 answers

Name Recognition

One business + two Flickr accounts + lots of Google recognition = one frustrated business owner. Help me decide which Flickr account to use, or if I should delete both and start over. [more inside]
posted by Ann Onymous on Sep 30, 2009 - 2 answers

Thanks for the pageviews, no thanks for the spam.

I have been getting weird Wordpress referrer spam the last 4 days, but there are no injections or anything of the like on my site. [more inside]
posted by tip120 on Aug 5, 2009 - 5 answers

What's up with my website?

Why does my web page work with a www prefix and not so much without? [more inside]
posted by attercoppe on Sep 11, 2008 - 1 answer

How to isolate and unblock google text ad URLs?

What specific URLs feed the google text ads on my webforum, so that I may unblock them in order to solve my 5 minute page load problems? [more inside]
posted by lazaruslong on Nov 14, 2006 - 6 answers

What's the deal with Google video?

What's the deal with the Google Video interface? More specifically, how can I grab frames from videos that aren't playable, like this funky site does? [more inside]
posted by tommyc on Aug 24, 2005 - 3 answers

What does it mean that people are visiting my site through an old URL that no longer exists?

IDon'Unnerstand: Some visitors w/ .uk and .jp ISP addresses are googling for an old URL of mine that doesn't exist (used to be stored on Photoisland but the URL expired), and then they're entering my website by the search results. What the hell is going on? Does this mean someone linked to my image and I didn't know it, now the img URL expired and they're looking for it? [more inside]
posted by Shane on Mar 16, 2004 - 7 answers

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