I started a thread three weeks ago on the risks associated with relying on Blogger as a blogging platform.
An 8 year old blog was reported as a spam blog - or splog - and was taken down by Blogger. At the time I thought the removal was as a result of a random drive by spam report. Anyhow, after 12 days the blog was reinstated.
Now, however, I am getting paranoid as the blog was removed again this morning just 10 days after it was reinstated.
I have subsequently gone further into my analytics and suspect my blog has been reported as Spam on 11 different occasions over a period of 25 days. See analytics image of visits by Google India.
I have labelled the visits of Google India. These seem to show Google India visiting my site after visits from other Indian visitors. It also seems to show that Google India have only given my site the most cursory of reviews before pressing the nuclear button. In the case of the removal on 16th May, this lasted 9 seconds and the removal this morning after just 9 seconds.
Now a key question is this. Who are Google India? And second question is, do members of their staff have less than entirely proprietary relationships with Indian based sploggers?
I don't want a witch hunt. But I would just like my blog back on a permanent basis.