We have all joked about Goolge being one massive scrapper site. But, it looks like we are now starting to see evidence that this is true. Google is now blatantly copying core portions of content from other sites and displaying them directly in the SERPs.
I first noticed this a few days a go when I ran this query:
Then my good buddy Michael Gray posted this to Facebook the other day.
Then last night while making dinner I see this:
Google is now blatantly stealing content, traffic, and revenue from web sites that have freely supported them for years! And all of this comes almost two months after Matt Cutts released this video: