Sorry, this is really not true at all. A link from an authority site does not make a site an authority site. Google has already stated that there is no special significance with a DMOZ link. It is just another link. It won't hurt your site, but it has no special significance.
Originally Posted by rahulkumar
There are dozens of other issues to overcome before any site is viewed as an authority. One link from a site isn't even a factor.
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