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Re: "Misleading" ads on TortoiseSVN web page

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Jan 2011 13:10:25 +0100

On Wed, Jan 5, 2011 at 02:52, Nick <nospam_at_codesniffer.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-01-04 at 16:54 +0100, Wolf Peuker wrote:
>> Am 04.01.2011 12:43, schrieb Simon Large:
>> >
>> > The big download button ad has been there in various shapes and forms
>> > for as long as we have had google ads on our web pages, and I have
>> > been complaining about it for almost as long. The problem is that IIUC
>> > we don't get paid for displaying the ad but only when someone clicks
>> > on the link, so having a misleading download button means we get paid
>> > more because a lot of people click on it, thinking it is the real
>> > download. I really don't like that, but then I don't have to pay for
>> > the hosting, compilers, etc.
>>
>> I think Google dislikes "deals" of this kind too. :-/ --Wolf
>
> Yep, definitely against Google AdSense Terms and Conditions.

Nope. It's not.
But it might be against AdWords TOS since the product/company is
nowhere mentioned in the ad itself.

Stefan

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