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Govt sting to bust click-fraudster

     
8:24 pm on Jun 25, 2004 (gmt 0)

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This is a good sign for the paid search space, whose one achilles heel is click-fraud, whereby people use software to create fraudulent clicks on paid search ads:

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11:20 pm on June 25, 2004 (gmt 0)

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... claimed he would sell the software to spammers if Google did not pay him about $150,000 ...

his crime was extortion not fradulent clix

 

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