No, SEO isn’t “search engine manipulation” that Google will ban you for

by Danny Sullivan
Does Google now view search engine optimization as bad, as spam, as something you could get banned for. Almost certainly not, but that’s the takeaway you could now get based on a legal fight between it and a publisher that was banned from its search results. The case involves e-ventures Worldwide, which had many of its sites banned by Google and is fighting in court for damages as a result.Read the full article