More than a year later I could not agree more. Often I have to wade through more than 1.5 pages of "paid advertisers" at the top of Google search page - WHICH HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH SEARCH REQUEST - and then I get "nonsensical" hits" where for example Google shows a hit for an on-line business, like "see real estate in the northern Quebec province on Amazon, connecting something I'm searching for with an unconnected advertiser of Google's. Google you were a great improvement over Alta Vista but you're starting to look like Alta Vista in my rear view mirror!