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Click Farm...You Gotta See To Believe!


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#1 buddy215

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 12:57 PM

Three men in Thailand reportedly ran a clickfarm with over 300,000 SIM cards and 400 iPhones - The Verge

More info in the link above

Three men in Thailand reportedly ran a clickfarm with over 300,000 SIM cards and 400 iPhones
To boost products on WeChat

 

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Posted 13 June 2017 - 01:05 PM

I am no legal expert but why is this illegal ? Hasn't this been going on since ages.



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Posted 13 June 2017 - 03:25 PM

If you are asking about why click fraud is illegal...it may not be in Thailand. They were charged with other crimes. May yet be charged for smuggling, too.

More info at Chinese click fraud gang in Thailand arrested | Bangkok Post: learning

 

QUOTE a bit:

CLICK FRAUD APPARENTLY LEGAL (UNLIKE CALL CENTRE FRAUD)

This is, in fact, is another kind of scam called "click fraud" that is apparently not illegal in Thailand since the Chinese were not charged with violating any Thai law related to click fraud.

Click fraud is the practice of hiring people to click thousands of times on a web page or web advertisement so that advertisers are deceived into thinking that a lot of people are visiting the page or viewing the advertisement, so that they will pay more for advertising on the page in the future (see here).

 

 

As far as Thailand is concerned...those 4 committed "legal fraud"...hey...that's a good example of what an oxymoron is. :crazy:


Edited by buddy215, 15 June 2017 - 05:19 PM.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”

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Posted 14 June 2017 - 10:12 AM

At least their cooling system is of top-notch NASA-level quality. Guys are pros...:lmao:



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Posted 14 June 2017 - 01:48 PM

So Advertising Companies, which make a regular practice of misrepresenting a product or a service, causing it to appear more useful, valuable, or desirable than it really is, is being DEFRAUDED.  Oh.  Noes.  The horror of it.  It's just so wrong.

 

Also what's "WeChat".  It sounds like something that, if I try real hard to not know what it is, in 5 years it will disappear and I will never have noticed it.  <--  People should try this method, it really works.  It works on people in the media too.



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Posted 15 June 2017 - 03:30 PM

Oh it is not illegal see there is a military official right there to show it to the press.  Back in the 1990s, people tried to create ad clickers to get money.



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Posted 15 June 2017 - 05:24 PM

Still see ad clickers in scan results. I doubt they will ever go away.

 

From Wikipedia:  (It ain't goin' away)

WeChat (Chinese: 微信; pinyin: 11px-Loudspeaker.svg.png Wēixìn; literally: "micro-message") is a Chinese social media (instant messaging, commerce and payment services) application developed by Tencent. It was first released in 2011 and by 2017 it was one of the largest standalone messaging apps by monthly active users,[9][10] with over 938 million active users.[11][12] However, as of 2017, WeChat has not been successful in penetrating international markets outside of China.[13]


Edited by buddy215, 15 June 2017 - 05:25 PM.

“Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded and the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. It really is the most poetic thing I know about physics...you are all stardust.”Lawrence M. Krauss
A 1792 U.S. penny, designed in part by Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, reads “Liberty Parent of Science & Industry.”




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