When will Google dump DMOZ

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  • August 28, 2007
Patrick Altoft

Patrick Altoft

Director of Strategy

With the current controversy surrounding certain sites being removed from DMOZ it seems that Google should really take the time to regain control of what gets listed on its website.

Google hates people who try to manipulate the search results using paid links and yet is quite happy to accept recommendations for websites based on the opinions of a few editors that may or may not have been bribed.
With the technology to create a brand new directory or ditch the model altogether I find it amazing that Google continues to give credibility to DMOZ when it offers no benefit whatsoever to either Google or their users.