Duy Nguyen from Google’s Search Quality team stated during the November 2022 edition of Google SEO office-hours that the company has “algorithms to got after” those who post AI-generated content so that the algorithms can “demote site scraping content from other sites”.
The question was asked at the 9:19 mark, and it’s as follows:
“How should content creators respond to sites that use AI to plagiarize the content, modify it, and then outrank them in search results?”
As an answer, Duy Nguyen stated:
“Scraping content, even with some modification, is against our spam policy.
Many algorithms to go after such behaviors and demote site scraping content from other sites.”
Here is his answer in the video below: