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Excerpt: After SMX, everyone is scrambling to support Schema.org's embodiment of Microformats. Our customers are asking us to implement it, but I don't think everyone is thinking this through. What do you think? This is what I think— 1. It's Sex for Spammers Take a Mozilla Instance, fire up jQuery, walk the internet as you please, and select the same things over and over again. It changes a whole lot for spammers because you can write exactly one commodity spammers' toolkit to handle exactly 1 Microformat standard (Schema.org) and get reliably clean data. It hurts you. It…