__/ [ Paul B ] on Saturday 06 May 2006 18:09 \__
> On 6 May 2006 10:03:15 -0700, christian9997@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> A company is using different domain names to monopolise the Adwords
>>> positions for given words. They've got the name of their company ending
>>> with .com the name of their company ending with .ch (Switzerland domain
>>> name) and an alias that's the name of the service they are offering. As
>>> they are taking up 3 slots instead of 1 they are preventing other
>>> companies from having a chance to appear.
>>> Is this permitted? If not how can I contact Google for them to take
>>To answer my own question ;-)
>>I've checked the Adwords policy and from what I understand, one company
>>can only have one Adwords account, meaning they are cheating.
>>I've contacted Google and I'll see what happens.
>>To answer Borek: It just doesn't make sense for a company to be able to
>>use several Adwords slots, that means a rich company like Microsoft
>>could for example buy all the slots for the word "Software". I don't
>>have the funds to overbid them.
>>To answer Paul: They aren't duplicate sites they use a redirect.
> Then, to me, that would cheating, and if I were running adwords, then
> they would be banned. I guess google would as well.
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