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“I think what shocks me the most is not the scam itself but the sheer amount of traffic that is coming in from it. I mean, I see a site that says “FREE whatever! JUST CLICK THESE ELEVENTY-THOUSAND BANNERS!” and I roll my eyes. And until now, I would have expected most people to do the same.
“But here they all come, 1 to 2 per second, all from different IPs.”
I don’t know what’s scarier, the number of people falling for this or the number of deceptive, dishonest, scum “thinking” up new ways to “trick” people.