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In the wake of the recent events with Google penalizing sites and blogs, here is an offtopic discussion on removing the NoFollow attribute for affiliate links and ads on

Some wars can’t be won. We’ve spent a week wrestling with Google’s stance on nofollowing advertising and what actions we should take. We believe strongly in our principle that site owners should not have to make changes that do not benefit their users simply to remain in Google’s index. We’ve struggled trying to balance our stance on principle with our desire to remain in Google’s good graces and their index.

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