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# 39385 13-Aug-2009 13:44
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Hi Guys,

just wondering if it's just me that's getting the "win an iphone 3g" page popup on the main page of Geekzone? on the left hand side

Then you click on it, it takes you to a scam marketing website($3 first time, then $3 per 3 days....)

Also has this below it: suggesting it's not really a advert
Ads by Goooooogle

might just be nothing though :) in that case just ignore me

I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 

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Master Geek


  # 246019 13-Aug-2009 13:55
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Have you actually hovered over the first link? Or clicked on the second link? Why don't you do that and they say it's not a Google advert... yes it may not be but it's still :)

Also howis this a scam? It says quite clearly at the top right that it's got fees attached, per week. And at the bottom of the page  it says "Weekly Subscription Service". IMO not a wise idea to send your mobile # to and sign up to, but not a "scam"

David Elsbury
Freelance Lighting, Sound and AV Technician
"Technician like ninja... live in shadow, move in silence"

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Uber Geek


  # 246429 14-Aug-2009 09:19
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I have hovered :)
it comes up with advert sponsored by without 8 o's, run by which run all the other scams featured on Fair Go and the news

It's a scam because the people also run the Horoscopes website which signs you up for other offers at $5 a pop + they run the facebook/fake IQ test which also signs you up

I have moved across the ditch.  Now residing in Melbourne as a VOIP/Video Technical Trainer/Engineer. 


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