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Notification when banned?

Msg#: 9327 posted 9:49 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

If one of your sites is banned from Google AdSense (I assume, and HOPE, that they ban per site and not per account!), will it simply stop displaying relevant ads?

I asked their support, but it sucks and they never reply properly to my e-mails, so I have to ask you.

Also, they said that they have no way to show you which of your sites are banned.

I think that AdSense lacks a lot of "key" features.

[edited by: engine at 10:22 am (utc) on Sep. 13, 2005]



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Msg#: 9327 posted 9:53 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

sorry, but the banning is PER ACCOUNT, and all the related websites are banned too.


Msg#: 9327 posted 9:59 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

"sorry, but the banning is PER ACCOUNT, and all the related websites are banned too."

Are you kidding? I tried having AdSense on my sites, but they would just show non-profit ads in the end, so I took them away. I didn't know about the ban at the time (which, IMO, sucks).

Even if those sites were banned, I am still using my AdSense account happily with my "acceptable" sites.

[edited by: engine at 10:27 am (utc) on Sep. 13, 2005]
[edit reason] TOS [/edit]


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Msg#: 9327 posted 10:42 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

Kimmo, no, if the site is banned, it wouldn't stop showing relevants ads.
It will stop showing ANY ad.
If you weren't banned it was only a matter of luck.

Knowing that the policies are clear about that, why would you take a BIG risk, and try adsense in that kind of sites?

Come on, the TOS is a couple of pages at most. It could be memorized in about half an hour.


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Msg#: 9327 posted 11:29 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)


If the ads are displayed on your site and you can still login to view your account details you have not been banned. However, it might be that the content on some of your sites does not meet the guidelines of AdSense. If the sites accessable through the site in your profile are yours, you probably already know after reading the T&C of AdSense that at least one of them is not fitting in those guidelines.

If you try AdSense on such a site, they will normally show PSA's. AdSense has a system of stop words that trigger PSA's when they appear on your site, but the PSA triggering could also be caused by a manual review after a complaint from a visitor or advertiser.

Anyway, if this happens and the PSA's start to show on the site because of T&C violations, it is your responsibility to remove the ads. Although the PSA's stop earning money from that site, you are still in violation of the T&C by having the ad code there and you might risk at least a warning and possible closing of the account.


Msg#: 9327 posted 11:58 am on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)


I of course took them away once I learned about this. I never read those agreements as it doesn't matter what they say -- I still have no choice but to accept them.

I was just curious what happens once a site/account is banned.

[edited by: Jenstar at 1:07 pm (utc) on Sep. 13, 2005]
[edit reason] TOS #24 [/edit]


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Msg#: 9327 posted 1:17 pm on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

If a site is banned, it will no longer display any ads, including public service. It will just pull a 403 denied page from google.

If your site is showing anything that's not a 403, you're not banned.


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Msg#: 9327 posted 1:26 pm on Sep 13, 2005 (gmt 0)

Hey dude i hav bad experience regarding this they donít accept any site from my name or from my residence address. i was not aware about this why they are doing with me .so after mailing google I cam to know about this from google team that there was an account from your name and from your address and that person made fraudulent clicks. I was shocked I wrote them again that sir I m already working with so many advertising giants. And you are the only company from where I m getting negative response. One of the biggest hole in Google Security last year was that they accept website from any free based mailing service and now they are sending Pin number but this thing was not the part of google verification system last year. Please friends suggest me what I should do now?

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