---- Secret AdSense Publisher ID Data Harvesting by Domain Company
robzilla - 2:17 pm on Feb 28, 2009 (gmt 0)
and spookily enough, someone visited my site via the shadow site some 3 hours after I posted.
Oops! Sorry, Lea, that was me, actually, conducting what I thought was a harmless little experiment to find out how difficult it would be to find anyone's site network with these tools. Not too difficult, as it turned out. I apologize for the confusion and, particularly, the intrusion.
I don't think the owners of the other, more popular, English tool will care much about complaints. Everything looks rather shady. Some research on the info found in their (Hong-Kong) whois info reveals a stunning amount of criminal allegations, although I can't be sure if the registrant info also reflects the ownership of their site. The site is apparently hosted in the UK and payments are processed in The Netherlands. Fishy. Will Google care enough to find a solution for publishers? I doubt it.