Should Google Include Results From Digg?

Earlier I came across an interesting question via Search Engine Journal asking does digg.com belong in Google results. The question revolves around Digg snippets and a link to an article appearing in search results instead of the actual article. Should Google include the Digg results? Is it fair to the original article that search traffic goes through Digg first?
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Creme King Of Baits

Creme king of what?

That was my reaction too when I first noticed several people had found their way here using ‘creme king of baits‘ as a search term to find the post in the previous link. Many results for the term revolve around using soft plastic worms for fishing bait, an idea originally pioneered by Nick Creme. But type link bait a few times, refer to Rand Fishkin as the king of said link bait, and mention how the cream will rise to the top, and you may find yourself ranking well for a term like ‘creme king of baits’ too.
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Google On Duplicate Content

What is duplicate content? What does Google do to pages and sites with duplicate content? Is there a penalty for having duplicate content?

Earlier this week the Google Webmaster Central Blog answered these and other questions about duplicate content. If you remember I had my own problems with my posts here going supplemental as a result of the WordPress feed for each post being seen as duplicate content.
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What Do You Think Of SEO Contests?

If you remember, a couple of months back I participated in the Marketing Pilgrim SEM Scholarship contest. Earlier today Andy Beal, the man behind the Marketing Pilgrim site, emailed those of us who had entered asking for feedback about what we learned from the contest and what we thought of the contest in general.
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Signs Of A Quality Link

Ask enough questions about how to build links and you’ll inevitably hear the answer that you should look for quality links. Just as inevitable will be a lack of explanation about what makes for quality in regards to links. So how do you determine which of several links is best? What are the signs that a link is worth pursuing? How do you recognize a quality link?
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