Zango Affiliate Admits To Targeting Kids; What Will Zango Do?

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We’ve been covering security researcher Chris Boyd’s continuing saga of highlighting Zango’s questionable and dishonest behavior in dealing with affiliates pushing adware-infested videos on MySpace. While the company continues to insist it’s stopping “rogue” affiliates, evidence suggests they let them live on. Boyd now has a new post up, detailing how one of the Zango affiliates who has actively targeted MySpace admits that he targets teenagers between the ages of 13 to 18, which is younger than Zango claims they allow. So, Boyd is asking, if Zango is so serious about stopping these rogue affiliates, will they turn off this one who so clearly admits to breaking their rules?


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thecaptain says:

Its a big shell game

So what? They’ll “come down hard” on this “affiliate” which will then declare bankruptcy or dissolve itself and otherwise disappear.

The people running it will be back with a whole new sanitized “affiliate” and go back to doing exactly the same thing before the smoke clears.

This whole corporate veil thing is starting to piss me off. I say get rid of that legal conceit that a corporation is a legal entity on its own…sue the directors, CEOs, VP, and whatever…so they can FINALLY get some consequences of their dealings instead of just finding another corporate fascade to duck under while they try and rape people.

zango affiliate says:

Re: Its a big shell game

Well if you guys go on zango.com you will see that their his now new warning and permission disclaimers before anything his installed on peoples systems, so !if people are willing to see the pop-ups i don’t see anything wrong with it.

zango will really do good because of their new clean ways.

im making serious money with these guys and i do it CLEAN, so please dont put everyone in the same basket and also we are alot of webmasters that do a clean job promoting zango, and even more so with that fcc settlement.

peace

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