Ben already covered this, but I wanted to add some more names to it. Danny Sullivan started a thread at Search Engine Watch Forums named GoogleWashing, DupeWash, SourceWash -- Suggest Some Names! We all know about the duplicate content filters out there. We know some days its thinner then others, some days more inviting then others... But we have been all calling it some sort of duplicate content filter. Danny wants to name it. Some of the suggestions he and others offered include;
But some others believe it does not deserve a name. Forum discussion at Search Engine Watch.