Researchers untangle the junk Web

Tuesday, 27 March 2007, 12:03 AM EST

You search for something and click on one of the first returned links. But it's a junk Web page, filled with nothing but low-end ads that might or might not relate to your search.

It's more than an annoyance. It prevents users from finding what they need, and blocks valid businesses from getting their messages across. These sites are the virtual equivalent of billboards blocking your view from the highway when you're trying to find a gas station.

At CIO Today.

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