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June 19, 2004, 1:39 pm
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as to where to would be appreciated.
I've been asked to help some one out with an optimization problem.
I have found a website which is a copy of the people I
The copying site appears to have about 20 internal pages
all exact copies of the same page, except they have lots of hidden
text and links on.
The people I am helping say they know nothing about this other site.
After doing a bit of sniffing around, it looks as though the person doing
copying is doing the same to hundreds of other sites.
They have registered 100's of domain names and are either doing the
same thing or straight re-directs going from their domain name to
another (I suspect the other sites are not even aware of this)
I've tracked things back further, and it looks like some kind of pay per click
company are involved.
Any one have any ideas what they may be doing? and more importantly,
can it be having any negative effects on the legitimate sights being copied or
I don't want to post any URL's here, so feel free to email me if you want to
aise @ sim64.co.uk