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#1 Wonko the Sane

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 01:05 PM

I just noticed how posted links now go through Viglink. :w00t:
 
I failed to see a notice to that effect :dubbio:, here is something to read:
http://www.viglink.com/policies/ftc
 
Amazon
 
And of course, if you write down (example) usb drive, the board parses it as a link, right now linking to Amazon Shop (please notice how also the previous Am@zon text is parsed as an INdirect link to http://www.amazon.co...iglink123515-20
 
 

hxxp://www.amazon.com/?tag=viglink123515-20

hxxp://api.viglink.com/api/click?format=go&key=79173de295b4f167b6e7b626bce74d19&loc=http://reboot.pro/index.php?&v=1&type=L&libid=1364302955701&out=http://www.amazon.com/&ref=http://reboot.pro/index.php?&title=reboot.pro&txt=Amazon&jsonp=vglnk_jsonp_13643031279534
 
 
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#2 Nuno Brito

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:00 PM

Hi Wonko,

 

 

On my understanding, regulation from the FTC in US does not automatically apply to an EU based site unless similar European Commission regulation is published. Furthermore, our site policy clarifies to readers the procedure in regards to external links found onsite: http://reboot.pro/to...-site-policies/

 

 

 

With this said, I still feel it is good initiative to add a link to the FTC disclosure page. However, won't do this right now since it is a service under test and might get removed soon in either case.

 

 

 

Right now I am testing alternatives to adsense CPC or CPM programs. Viglink is a google-backed venture and this service comes available with the forum software as described on http://community.inv...update-viglink/

 

In essence, things like "USB drive" are converted to links but the odds of a visitor convert into buyer are slim. Even if a purchase was made then the percentage is rather small, somewhere around the 20 (euro) cents after commissions, taxes and currency exchange so I'm not very impressed and over the last three days this service returned a zero (zero) performance since we don't feature many keywords from the top list such as the ones described at http://techfabler.co...google-adsense/

 

Otherwise, we'd need to revise our Insurance policies and apply a Treatment to our web pages to ensure a balance with our Loans that avoids the cost of an Attorney. We also have a Mortgage in regards to our Hosting that sometimes seems dealt by people in Rehab. I'm taking classes to learn how to Transfer this recovery of Software Claims. This sometimes means that we are engaged in trading words with a Lawyer that can Donate his free time without putting us in a Credit situation. I enjoy our talks, perhaps we can have a Conference Call, in my Degree we talked mostly about Gas/Electricity but I guess we are always learning since this is really part of our Cord Blood.

 

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#3 Wonko the Sane

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Posted 26 March 2013 - 02:37 PM

You don't get it or fake not getting it. :(

If anyone clicks on (example) the links in my signature, which I am sure I posted according to "policies" and I personally GUARANTEE to be free from advertising or spam, or "tracking" the user, what happens now is that to get to the Freedom of Skin page people go through viglink (and is duly tracked).

I see how right now you have removed this "feature", and one can write "usb drive" freely, without unwantingly creating a link that leads to a vendor or to a tracking service.

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