We have another great Google question and answer from Matt Cutts regarding how Google would react if you happen to link to a good page that later becomes spammy.
Would the page linking to that specific page get some sort of Google penalties for linking to it?
According to Matt Cutts, Google looks at things as a bigger picture so if you linked to a site that you thought was beneficial for your readers and then at a later date that site or page starts to become spammy then you won’t be penalized by Google.
But you will be given a seo penalty if you have a number of links that does point to spammy sites.
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