__/ [www.1-script.com] on Tuesday 22 November 2005 02:53 \__
> Mikkel Møldrup-Lakjer wrote:
>> Is this for real?
>> http://e x p l o r e r d e s t r o y e r.com/
Somebody in Slashdot noticed that on the 5th of the month.
> Google does really pay AdSense advertisers $1 for every download of
> Firefox (with Google Toolbar) that occurred after the user clicks on a
> special AdSense referral link.
It is almost as bad as this:
In short, Dell sell computers with Windows pre-installed for a /cheaper/
price than computers with an empty hard-drive. Exact same computer, OEN not
> However, the site in question is an MLM scheme (sign up people that will
> sign up people that will sign up even more people and everyone will
> download FF from your link) that G would never have approved.
> Participating in a scheme like this can cost you your AdSense account
> really quick.
Aren't there potential anti-trust lawsuits for anti-competitive practices?
Unless Google take over Mozilla (which is not possible), it is as if they
pay people to ditch their competitor (Microsoft's Internet Explorer). As the
two stories above show, somebody ought to govern it all. Who said deep
pocket were not helpful?
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