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Some people generate the same pages with a slight variation in keywords, title, country name, region name, etc... This is typically considered to be "Internal Near-Duplicates."

I have seen a website generating pages that most would call near duplicated content using ID's as parameters:

   http://www.mysite.com/mypage.html?param=1
   http://www.mysite.com/mypage.html?param=2
   http://www.mysite.com/mypage.html?param=3
   http://www.mysite.com/mypage.html?param=4
   ...

Although only one HTML page is involved, is this still considered to be "Internal Near-Duplicates"?

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Yes. With the changes that Panda brought, Google will recognize "Internal Near-Duplicates", that is pages which differ in only a few variations. See this link for more on that: Panda Mistakes: Internal Near-Duplicates

The use of URL parameters would not avoid this. See these for more on that also:

What is Duplicate Content: URL Parameters

Duplicate content: causes and solutions - URL Parameters

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