Four keyphrases, four ads clicked within 34 seconds

Ash Nallawalla

11 October 2005

Click Fraud, SEO


Now here is a classic click fraud symptom. This user at 172.24.6.31 used a proxy server at a Level3 site 65.57.245.11 in San Francisco to find four of our ads and click them within seconds.

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Update: The “cuplrit” was Google. Apparently the Adwords people use this IP address when checking your ads. 🙂 The official answer from Google about these clicks was some boilerplate answer which said how wonderful their system is, but nothing specific.

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Ash Nallawalla

Search strategist experienced in large, complex websites. SEO consultant.

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