Only a very small percentage of people using the Internet are aware of the, um, darker side of the medium
As we have seen, several high profile Internet marketing ‘names’ have been under the spotlight for what some call shenanigans, & others call ‘only business’ – However … thats Chicken Feed
The big companies such as Google & eBay aren’t exactly, err, squeaky clean!
For those of you who want to go much deeper down the rabbit hole, I present here a few links to information which …
- If you are interested in ‘internet law’
- You kinda like to read a lot
… you will find fascinating methinks
OK, first up, 3 guys accused of ‘cookie stuffing’ to make money from the eBay affiliate program (you did know eBay has an affiliate program didn’t you?!).
So whats the big deal with this cookie stuffing? Well, about $15 MILLION in affiliate commissions is all!
You can read about the case against them HERE
Read one of the defendants responses HERE (Sure takes the shine of eBay’s image to say the least!)
And finally, if all that WAS your cuppa tea, HERE’S yer man for more of the same
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My thanks to Lee ‘X Files’ Regan