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 Theresa Bradley sues Google over Adsense Ban

It took Theresa B. Bradley and her staff 100 hours for "placing and reviewing HTML code for Google AdSense" on her site, Although Google's AdSense terms & policies clearly states "Please note that clicking on your own ads for any reason is prohibited, to avoid potential inflation of advertiser costs", Bradley clicked her own ads "to verify that the advertisers were not selling competing products" (Google provides a Preview Tool that helps customers judge the quality of AdSense advertisements on their site). It didn't take long and Google suspended her account.

Bradley now decided to sue Google for $250,000 in San Francisco federal district court because it took her so long to place and review AdSense advertisements on her web site. So let us do a little math: 250.000 dollars for 100 hours, that makes 2.500 dollars an hour. Not bad! But the nonsense continues: is not a very big web site: Only about 50 pages. So it took 2 hours to include the AdSense code into one page!

The suit also accuses Google of fraud and misrepresentation, including misrepresentation in commercial advertising, and of "willfull, wanton, fraudulent and malicious" conduct regarding its AdSense product.

Bradley's chance of success? 0 %, I guess..




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