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Click Fraud Continues to Grow

According to ZDnet, the publishers of PC Magazine, “The amount of click fraud taking place on search giants such as Yahoo and Google has increased since the beginning of the year, despite efforts to curb the practice.”

“The greatest percentage of click fraud, over 88 percent, originated from North America. Unwanted click activity originating from India increased by 26 percent between April and June 2006.”

Click fraud has been growing rapidly and is a serious source of concern for those using Pay per Click ads. We’ve discussed it numerous times in our blog: starting way back in May, 2005, but also in March, 2006, May, 2006, June 2006, and July, 2006.

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