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They can generate click through revenues ...
      10/06/09 11:28 AM
Syl

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from the spam ads they post (e.g. " Pay Per Click " revenue). Each time someone clicks on a spam ad link they get a penny or more. In other instance such as pharmacy ads they may be running a fraudulent web site that does not actually sell anything. They may be just collecting credit card information - not sure if they actually charge the cards. Some times they are just trying to increase traffic to web sites to get more potential buying clients.

The Internet is the electronic wild west

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* What's with all the spams? Is there any way to stop it? - nt -
Double J
10/04/09 07:29 AM
* We have a lot of protections in place but as Syl noted,
HeatherAdministrator
10/05/09 09:49 AM
* I think that it is a symptom of what our society has become ... but
Double J
10/05/09 04:21 PM
* I know - what is someone gaining from this? Honestly, it mystifies me. -nt-
HeatherAdministrator
10/06/09 10:18 AM
* Re: I know - what is someone gaining from this? Honestly, it mystifies me too!.
Windchimes
10/20/09 05:37 PM
* They can generate click through revenues ...
Syl
10/06/09 11:28 AM
* Re: What's with all the spams? Is there any way to stop it? - nt -
Syl
10/04/09 10:45 AM
* Re: What's with all the spams? Is there any way to stop it? - nt -
Gerikat
10/04/09 10:14 AM

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