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Can someone cause me negative SEO by reporting to Google?

I've been getting emails like this: Our site has been penalized by Google because of a handful of back links pointing to our site (we have lost 80% of our traffic). I have opened a line of ...
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How to prevent negative SEO?

Negative SEO can harm your website rankings, that's why a rival might decide to use negative SEO techniques against you to try to penalize your website rankings, and thus obtain higher positions on ...
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How to properly use related search links on sites without taking a negative SEO hit?

On a search results page, I want to show related search links. These links are generated by user searches, that aren't already part of the site's regular links. This, in effect was to increase the ...
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How to combat negative SEO?

Someone has decided to create a hate blog on a hosted blogging service (wordpress.com) that bashes my company. The blog contains posts that completely flame myself, my service, and contains complete ...