__/ [David] on Wednesday 02 November 2005 12:11 \__
> On Wed, 02 Nov 2005 04:58:11 +0000, Roy Schestowitz
> <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>Has anybody got some links which discuss that? Google are trying to
>>discourage experiments like the OP proposed and they do so by having you
>>sign and agree not to disclose figures about your profits.
> You've misunderstood the Adsense agreement, you can publish what you
> make, what you can't give out is the details (eCPM, CTR etc...).
I have never read the Adsense agreement, but people have said things to me...
>>I don't think
>>they want their customers to eve make observations either, but it's no
>>exception to most businesses that are flexible when it comes to pricing.
> We can make educated guesses though.
Guesses -- yes.
>>People who complain about frauds, at extremity, make it appear as if
>>something is rotten in AdSense/Words and the reputation is already
> I agree, but it's not decreasing how much they make from Adwords
> though. With so many new businesses going online each year they can do
> a really bad job at preventing fraud and still increase profits. You
> have to be impressed with Google as a business.
They do fairly well. It is their size and the number of clients that makes
them a prime target for 1) critique 2) frauds (scripts/programs)
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