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Click Bot Extortion Attempt Foiled
Brett_Tabke




msg:1232216
 2:31 pm on Mar 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

[mercurynews.com...]

[silicon.com...]
A US man has been charged with extortion after allegedly making demands for $100,000 from search giant Google - according to court papers he claimed that if they did not pay, he would release a piece of software to spammers to generate fake advertising hits and cost them millions.

 

rogerd




msg:1232217
 4:11 pm on Mar 22, 2004 (gmt 0)

Ha ha... "Welcome to Google, Mr. Bradley, we have a special conference room for our meeting. It's the one right here with all the mirrors. Now tell us about your software, and what you'll do if we don't pay you for it?" ;)

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