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I'm regularly finding sites that copy content from elsewhere (mailing lists, etc) while not providing any added value. Quite to the contrary, they are pretty heaped with ads.

I'd like to remove those sites as permanently as possible from my Google search results. Any ideas?

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You can use this user script –  neo Jul 5 '10 at 10:56
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Google has recently added the ability to remove specific domains from your search results.

Google have removed this feature. They recommend using the Personal Blocklist Chrome extension. (Unlike the one referenced in Bernhard Hofmann's answer, this is an official extension developed by Google.)

For now, you can download your block list as a text file from the old block tool. There is no telling if or when they will remove this.

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this looks really nice. is there a way to avoid the tedious "return from google step? –  David Schmitt Mar 14 '11 at 21:54
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Still not availble on my results, I'll be using @Bernhard's solution for now. –  ripper234 Apr 26 '11 at 13:26
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This is respected when I use Chrome. In Safari, none of my blocked domains are blocked. Imagine that... –  Bryson Dec 6 '11 at 23:13
    
@ripper234 be sure to block sub-domains too. –  Evan Plaice Dec 20 '11 at 20:50
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I have updated my answer with a link to Google's official support page where they say the feature is no longer supported. Like Bernhard, they recommend a Chrome extension, but they recommend their own, not a third party's. –  Al E. Feb 28 '13 at 16:36
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No... there is is no current way to remove web sites from your Google Search results.

At least, not if you are using Firefox as of 8/9/2011.

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There is a search results Chrome extension for filtering search results:

https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/ddgjlkmkllmpdhegaliddgplookikmjf?hl=en-gb

I just installed it and added expertSexChange.com to my black list. :D

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This does exactly what I'm looking for! –  David Schmitt Jul 7 '10 at 22:16
    
Excellent plug-in –  Christopher Edwards Oct 30 '10 at 16:01
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I sometimes use this solution when I have to search specific topics, like Hardware Reviews, Programming Issue, etc.

I define a Custom Search Engine query, that works as a white-list of web sites. Follow the wizards and then save the HTML code provided by Google at the end on a file on your PC. When you have to do certain type of search just open that file.

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