Jul 18, 2012. Only Google knows whether it thinks a link is good or bad. Google went too far with Penguin by penalizing sites for bad backlinks. They should have just ignored the backlinks they deemed sleazy. I still don't know which links I should be targeting to get my Penguin algorithmic penalty removed. Should I go. Jul 28, 2016. Removing bad backlinks doesn't have to be a pain as…