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Everyone knows that there are a few terms that google doesnt show ads for.
What I am wondering is if it is ok to have ads on those pages that are about any given subject that google doesnt show ads for. I would think that google would just show a PSA.
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Sub-question: Would the companies "behind" those PSAs be happy to know that ads promoting their good cause were appearing on pages discussing marijuana? Might someone report seeing "their ad" in an inappropriate context?
Just food for thought.
Related question: If you are going to run AdSense on a forum is it incumbent upon you, to state in your forum's TOS, that certain subjects are unacceptable and will be deleted? Since AdSense is contextual advertising is the forummaster's duty to see that the "content" conforms to AdSense terms?
Who knows? Anyone? Might there be a shift in enforcement of policy if quality becomes an issue?
More food for thought.
we should be given the option to turn the PSA off (and without using alt url).
i can't think of anyone that likes to advertise for free.
For the record I have no problems with showing PSA's every once in awhile because for the most part I believe they are for great causes.
Thanks for your replies, and it looks like I am going to have to do a litle more weeding.
All the Best,
To clarify, the AdSense ad code should not be pasted into sites with content prohibited by AdSense program policies.
It doesn't matter whether PSAs or Google ads are showing, if the code is on a page with prohibited content, it's a violation of the AdSense ToS.
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