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Google apps/gmail seo spying. Do they watch us?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by LeadInMarketing, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. LeadInMarketing

    LeadInMarketing Registered Member

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    Hi,

    I use Microsoft exchange for email. I was thinking about making the move to google apps, for several different reasons.

    I have heard the manual seo checks coming across different websites when sharing the same Google analytics accounts and stuff. I wanted to know if anyone had any experience that would lead them to believe Google is reading our email.

    If I have three seo campaigns that are "white hat" and then a couple side projects that are a few shades darker, do you think if I use the same email addresses for communication with clients and seo software/service accounts and communication, that Google would associate these web addresses? I don't think it's too far fetched.

    If one gets the ban hammer, that could potentially put the other sites at risk.

    Or is this too conspiracy theorist-ish?

    I am really looking to move to google apps.

    Please share all thoughts on this subject.


    Thanks,
     
  2. Crashtest

    Crashtest Registered Member

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    Matt Cunts is already probably reading your thread as we speak so...
     
  3. Boomba

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    I wouldn't keep all the properties in the same Google account, especially if some are grey/black hat.
     
  4. Checkered hat

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    If one of the reasons of you moving blackhat activities into google spyware products is to get penalized then yes, go ahead.
     
  5. EPC

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    google's security team is pretty competent i've worked with them directly

    attention to detail is important because there are a ton of digital fingerprints you could be leaving
     
  6. Fuggz

    Fuggz Power Member

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    If you have worked directly with Google's security team would you mind making a thread concerning the many different fingerprints that could be left as well as any other tips or advice you have picked up while working with them?

    I think it would benefit this forum greatly!
     
  7. LeadInMarketing

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    I do not intend to have the blackhat accounts on the same webmaster tools, Google analytics, adwords, etc....

    But, if I am using the Google apps service for my email (not Gmail), with my own domains, you think that's enough to connect them and increase risk?

    I guess I may have to stick with Microsoft Exchange for email
     
  8. LeadInMarketing

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    Can anyone else weigh in?