Can u check your form for spamreporting please.See:http://123vacances.wordpress.com/2010/05/29/matt-cutts-etait-a-bruxelles/First form has a action="http://www.google.fr/search" method=get and there is no confirmation message.Second form seems to work ( there is a confirmation message in webmaster tools interface ) but there is no feedback on them after months ( 7 months for 1 spamreport and 1 year and 1/2 for another one)
the problem is still unsolved, submitting spamreport results in an error. The target of the form is feedback.py. Please check. Be serious.
The correct place to do a spam report is https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/spamreport because that's an authenticated spam report form. We decided to shut down the unauthenticated spam report form because a few people were just automating submissions to the spam report form, and the signal/noise ratio for the unauthenticated form was too low.
The old form is still active.If u type "spam report" on your preferred search engine, u will be redirect to this old form.Nothing shows that this is inactive, people are submitting and then nothing happens. I believe this a a bad experience for people and google is missing lots of spamreport.I agree with yuou that spamreport should be authenticated, this is a good decision from Google.
location, do you want to point out the URL of the old spam report that you're referring to? When I search for [spam report] I get the official support page regarding our spam report form and the newer report form. It's possible that if you're using personalized search that you might have clicked on the old form, which would then bring up the old form for you.
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