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Google Faces The Slickest Click Fraud Yet!

Discussion in 'Google' started by projectx, Jan 13, 2010.

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    Click fraud, that perpetual bane of online advertisers, is usually hard to detect in the moment, but easy to spot after the fact. That's because, unlike real clicks, sham clicks performed by automatic click software or human fraudsters pump up an advertiser's pay-per-click fees but never generate sales.
    http://www.forbes.com/2010/01/12/google-click-fraud-tech-security-trafficsolar.html
     
    projectx, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    These are somethings... difficult to avoide.... cheers
     
    Tj John, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    Wow, what a scam. "Google owes its advertisers something better than that."
    I agree with this statement and this is why I don't use ppc anymore. Your money is eaten away with no real way to track it.
     
    Lex350, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    Wow that's a very well thought out system, I wonder if google will be able to beat it.
     
    Shooter, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    This site is really annoying:mad:
     
    kaa, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    Great find projectx and a good reading. Looks to me that there's always someone that will exploit something already successful, scamming and commiting fraud against others. Crooks!!
     
    draxima, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    Gone are the old days when a criminal had to go out on a dark cold rainy night to steal some money ... now they can lay in bed and do it from their laptops :(

    Nice find projectx. Never thought they would do it that way. Hope google manage to put a stop to it.
     
    vagrant, Jan 13, 2010 IP
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    Worst of all, is getting tougher and tougher to make good money with affiliate marketing on PPC now.

    One needs to quickly find other means.
    :)
     
    AffiliateKungfu, Jan 14, 2010 IP