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pay-per-click

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Yahoo settles pay-per-click fraud suit

As part of a class-action settlement, Yahoo plans to create a new ad distribution option that will give advertisers more control over where ads purchased through Yahoo appear.

By October 13, 2009

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Hotelpower, the new site that pinky promises to be cheaper

You don't need a new hotel booking site? Oh, but what about one that will get you a better price? And LIfestyle Cash to spend.

By October 14, 2014

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Symantec takes on one of largest botnets in history

The security firm is confronting the ZeroAccess botnet, which is likely to have more than 1.9 million slave computers at its disposal for click fraud and bitcoin mining.

By October 1, 2013

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Woman accuses Google of 'falsely imprisoning' her

A woman allegedly signs up for a Google Blogspot account and the company offers ads. This leads to her suggesting in a lawsuit that she has been imprisoned by the company.

By November 9, 2012

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Questions mount as Facebook advertisers lose to clickbots

A relationship with a startup sours when 80 percent of pay-per-click ad traffic turns out to be costly, invalid traffic. The issue may not be isolated. Is Facebook doing enough to solve the problem?

By August 2, 2012

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'Canopy' gives subway trains an outside view

Innovative design concept uses ceiling-mounted e-paper displays to give underground passengers a view of life above that dark tunnel they're stuck in. And maybe flash them a few ads along the way.

By July 19, 2012

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U.N. could tax U.S.-based Web sites, leaked docs show

Global Internet tax suggested by European network operators, who want Apple, Google, and other Web companies to pay to deliver content, is proposed for debate at a U.N. agency in December.

By June 7, 2012

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Flashback makers missed out on their payday, Symantec says

According to the security firm, the makers of the Flashback malware made $14,000 from click fraud last month, but can't collect on it.

By May 16, 2012