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I submitted an appeal, and they rejected it saying that I had fraudulent clicks. 3 years a Google only publisher, a shareholder, and a $5,000 a month adwords advertiser, I feel completely let down and feel like I was treated as if I was just another fraudster.
[edited by: martinibuster at 6:51 pm (utc) on June 19, 2007]
[edit reason] WebmasterWorld TOS [webmasterworld.com] Violations. [/edit]
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[edited by: jomaxx at 6:59 pm (utc) on June 19, 2007]
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or could be
and a $5,000 a month adwords advertiser,
AdSense Disabling Arbitrage Accounts by June 1st - Part 2
Also, I refuse to give in to blackmail. I am not going to allow people to continue to post at my forum scamming my members because they threaten to click my ads.
Here are a couple threads that may be helpful:
I've been Reinstated - Adsense has let me Back in
A member recounts their experience at being removed from the AdSense program, but subesequently reinstated when she proved that she was not responsible for false clicks.
What to Do When You are Kicked Out of Adsense
A long step-by-action-step tutorial on your recourse when booted from AdSense
There's not much we can do here to diagnose why you were banned. If you read the above posts you should get a good idea of how to proceed in getting reinstated if you feel you did not break any rules. And make sure you know the rules. ;)