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Re: Makes you wonder about Adsense... forums chat

__/ [ Borek ] on Saturday 20 May 2006 12:04 \__

> On Sat, 20 May 2006 11:24:03 +0200, Big Bill <kruse@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> http://forums.site-reference.com/topic/2449/Google-Robbed-Me/
>> Best not to take Adsense too seriously, I think. Anyway, it's doubtful
>> that Google came up with the idea to make other people rich.
> My last three days were about 5 times lower then the previous ones. It can
> be a statistical ripple, but it can be something more as well.

The Windows zombies are ruining it for the rest of us by reducing the worth
of clicks. 

,----[ Quote ]
| "Pay Per Click" fraud botnet discovered
| Posted on 19 May 2006.
| PandaLabs has detected a network of computers infected with the
| bot Clickbot.A, which is being used to defraud 'pay per click'
| systems, registering clicks automatically and providing lucrative
| returns for the creators. According to the data collected so far,
| the scam is exploiting a global network comprising more than 34,000
| zombie computers (those infected by the bot).

                Source: http://www.net-security.org/secworld.php?id=4002

This has just hit the front page of Digg, by the way.

Best wishes,


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