It is a question I pondered a while back – does a link from the MySpace.com domain hold any special link juice powers? In other words, if one has a link with specific anchor text pointing to a web site, will that link alone help them to rank well for the same phrase? The answer is yes… and no.
Via Barry Swartz at Search Engine Watch Blog comes the news that you can get a PR9 link at the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) web site in which they will also list you on an additional page that has a PR7. How much? If you make a contribution of $1,000 or more, you can be listed on this page which boasts a Google Pagerank of 9. The link is not permanent but renewable annually. Additionally they will add you to this page which boasts a Google PageRank of 7.