anybody know of GOOD serach engine?

From: Joe R. <>
Date: Tue Mar 30 11:23:46 2004

At 10:22 AM 3/29/04 -0800, Sellam wrote:
>On Mon, 29 Mar 2004, Joe R. wrote:
>> Have you used them lately??? This morning I tried to search for a
>> driver for the ethernet card that is built into my Dell GX110 computer. I
>> searched for "dell gx110 ethernet driver download" instead all I get are
>> ads such as "Buy pcmcia to pci WindWire Wireless". Do you see anything in
>> the search string about "buy" or "pci" or "pcmcia" or "wireless"? That
>> wasn't the only result like that, they were ALL ads for soemthing totally
>> unrelated to what I wanted. I went through 6 or seven pages or results and
>> didn't find anything close to what I was looking for.
>Joe, this is not Google (well, not directly). This is idiot companies
>who've learned how to game Google to get their site returned as the top
>result. There's a whole science behind it.
>Google needs to do something to prevent this sort of thing, but it's not
>them selling positioning. They sell ads but those are the results that
>show up highlighted (and explicitly state they are paid links) and the
>links on the right side.
>I have the same problem as you whenever searching for ANYTHING having to
>do with laptops. There are a million companies out there all trying to
>hawk the same product, all competing with each other. Quite annoying, and
>as a result I can hardly ever find anything useful when I'm searching for
>information about laptops.

  I know what you mean. There are entire catagories that are impossible to
search for because of all the bogus results. IMO Google should make a list
of these keyword SPAMMERs and block EVERYTHING from their sites. It's
gotten so bad that I've tried putting -"used-line" and things like that in
the search string to exclude used-line and the other keyword SPAMMERS but
Google ignores them.


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