Solving the Splog Problem in 3 Steps

The main problem I see with splogs is the poisoning of Technorati results by splogs talked about here, here, and here.
Here is my proposal.

Organizations such as Technorati, Bloggroling, Pubsub, Blogpulse, and, Rojo, Ice Rocket, Feedster and Bloglines, BlogDigger, should all create a OPML whitelist. This will contain blogs that have a certain threshold number of inbound links, hits, ranked high, or whatheaveyou. Next, Technorati has a feature where you could subscribe to an OPML whitelist of any/all of the organizations above. blogs that are not on the whitelist can then be viewed (optionally by the user) by the Technorati users in a separate area (not in their main results) and they can be markers as exceptions to the blacklist, or to ignore them if they wish. Next to the ignore button, it will show the number of other Technorati users that are also blocking/ignoring this blog. This will help the other users decide they want to block this possible splog from their results as well. After a blog reaches a certain threshold of Technorati user blocks, it can appear in a Technorati user created OPML blacklist (which a Technorati user can also subscribe to).
After a blog reaches a certain threshold of Technorati users accepting a blog that is not on their subscribe whitelist, it can be promoted to the Technorati OPML whitelist (which a Technorati user can also subscribe to).

Technorati can also create the ability to subscriber to a OPML blacklist that can be generated by and organizations like

Meanwhile, Google will spider the blogs that are not on the whitelists of the OPML of the organizations listed above and/or were reported by the OPML blacklist, and first determine what language they are in. Once Google has figured out what each language the blog is in, it will then make an AI bot that look for text that does not make grammatical sense, and mark it as possible splog. It could also look for links to pages with a ridiculous number of AdSense ads. Google will send an e-mail to the account holders asking them to respond to the e-mail because it is a suspect splog. If there is no reply after two weeks, the splog is deleted, but with the ability to bring it back within two months if it is found to be a real blog, even though it:
-made no grammatical sense
-had no or a very low number of links to it
-was linking to more than one page with a crazy number of AdSense ads
-did not get an e-mail response back from the blogger for two weeks.

Another thing Google can do is look for e-mail addresses registering more than one blog in, and treat these as suspect splogs. And, it could look for AdSense users who have more than a couple account, and treat these as suspect splogs.

In the end, a splogger could still get their splog though to the blogosphere, but it will be a lot of work. They could sign up with Technorati and poison the whitelists and blacklists to some degree, but they are just one person.

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