If a link drops on the web, does Google care enough to penalize you?

I receive several link removal requests a month from people who have left legitimate comments on my blogs. These people followed the rules and only embedded links in the little URL field that WordPress provides by default in the comment form. It is not required that you place a link there but most people do it. The links use the “rel=’nofollow’” attribute and I manually review all the comments.Read the full article