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Re: Google Cracks Down on Tech-Support Scams
Posted by: Richard Adhikari 2018-09-07 09:38:33
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Google has announced new steps to combat the placement of fraudulent tech support ads on its platform. The company will roll out a verification program in the next few months to ensure that only legitimate third-party tech support providers can place Google ads. There are many legitimate tech support providers that offer local or regional services, or affordable support for out-of-warranty products, Google pointed out. Its goal is to separate those providers from bad actors. However, enforcement actions are challenging.


Re: Google Cracks Down on Tech-Support Scams
Posted by: Condor2Fly 2018-09-07 09:42:14 In reply to: Richard Adhikari
Okay, so you're recommending readers to use "ad blocking software"? Could you recommend two to three of the most effective ad-blocking software programs? Do you know any that block Google AdWords?
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