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pay-per-click ads

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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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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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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

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Meet the 'Mann' who registered 14,962 domains in 24 hours

For years, Mike Mann has been snapping up Internet domain names and selling them off to the highest bidder.

By April 21, 2012

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UberMedia's new social platform chimes in

Chime.in, from Bill Gross and UberMedia, is one social network that puts publishers, transactions, and engagement front and center.

By October 17, 2011

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Examining the 'State of Search Marketing'

In 2011, search marketing is expected to increase by nearly $3 billion, according to a report from Econsultancy.

By April 13, 2011

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For Google's AdWords, relevance takes time

Breaking news or a sudden surge in a search query can reveal a problem for Google: the system used to rank relevant ads can take hours to reach a conclusion.

By January 31, 2011