bhartzer - 8:25 pm on Jul 29, 2004 (gmt 0)
It's a good excuse until their IPO. After the IPO, they'll be able to hire more people and charge it to the investors, which is what I think they'll do. They say that spam is a big problem, for Adsense as well as their organic SERPs. Hiring more people to review Adsense sites and reviewing spam in general will most likely happen after the IPO.