F-Secure Tweaks Google Over Hosting Ads
Bulletproof hosting usually refers to ISPs that give spammers a safe haven where other ISPs would likely shut down their activities.
|F-Secure Tweaks Google Over Hosting Ads|
Advertising of bulk marketing products is not permitted if the stated or implied use of the following products is unsolicited spam:
• Email lists that are not opt-in
• Bulk email software
• Bulk messaging
— from the Google AdWords terms of service
Google presents what appear to be straightforward rules on what they don’t want to see in their cash cow AdWords product. Security firm F-Secure found the reality a little different than what Google suggests.
Mikko Hypponen of F-Secure found ads for bulletproof hosting appearing in the One Box, a prime ad placement location atop a Google search results page.
“No, this can’t be true