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    Default Hows this for a good scam?

    Keyword-billboards.com is selling advertising space on top of Google, Yahoo, and MSM search windows. But those sites don't sell advertising there. How do they do it? By only having the advertiser (who paid for the adverts) seeing the advertisements.

    What a wonderful idea!

    You buy $2000 worth of advertisements on the internet that only YOU can see!

    You install a "security update" file that hacks your browser and shows you the adverts that you paid for no one else on the net sees them.

    You have to admire the gall of the designers.

    A great story about a nasty site....

    http://bii1.com/blog/?p=17

    Here are the scammers....

    http://www.keyword-billboards.com/index.html
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    Default Re: Hows this for a good scam?

    Definition of a scam: Anything good that you're not in on yourself!!!

    It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man in argument. -William G. McAdoo, lawyer and politician (1863-1941)

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    Default Re: Hows this for a good scam?

    All that's needed for success is a good supply of idiots. That's no problem.

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    Default Re: Hows this for a good scam?

    Quote Originally Posted by Graham L View Post
    All that's needed for success is a good supply of idiots. That's no problem.
    Oooh, where do I sign up? I'm blond, IQ in double digits (heck maybe even binary!) and I buy things from parallel importers

    Ads that only you can see are really good though, no-one else will get upset about seeing them and so are more likely to buy your stuff
    The best buzz is a short, sharp shock

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