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David Leitertravel blogger

@searchliaison @dannysullivan @JohnMu A few years ago I traveled to Peru and wrote the first guide for Huchuy Picchu, which was a newly opened hike at that time.

My blog post ranked #1 on Google for years, which makes sense, because I did the hike myself and other Peru websites just recycled what I wrote without going there.

Before HCU, people stealing my content like this weren't a big problem because Google had the sense to rank me over them (Bing still has me at #1).

After HCU, Google has dropped me down to #14 in the search results and I'm being outranked by lots of spammy commercial pages using MY photo of MY wife, while recycling MY words with AI. [ ... ]