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  • http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/ Matt Cutts

    John, I could talk about how Panama will be familiar to AdWords users (“campaigns” and “ad groups” and similar stuff). Instead, I’d rather just apologize for copying that page and move on. People expect Google to do better than that, I agree that we should.

  • http://www.petertdavis.net Peter Davis

    Well, Matt, but you didn’t “just” apologize, did ya?

  • http://blogs.x2line.com/al/ Anatoly Lubarsky

    The keyword in Jeremy’s post is “blatantly”.

  • http://www.willanjohnson.com Willan Johnson

    Classy comments by Matt. That said, John is right. Google has built a $147B rocket by copying (and enhancing) the Overture business. Y! can only hope they see a small percentage of that success by embracing some of Google’s features.

  • http://joeduck.wordpress.com Joe Hunkins

    Clearly there is only ONE way to settle this rationally. A bare-knuckle fistfight between Matt and Jeremy at the next Las Vegas WMW Pubcon. Place your bets now to avoid the rush.

  • http://www.searchengine-optimizationtraining.com Search Engine Optimization Traning

    Google are that big they can basically do what they want and they will probably get away with it.