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Dec/04

There Are Much Fewer Adware Companies Than You Think


That’s because many of them are the same company.  This Newsweek article and this Ben Edelman piece reveal a great deal about the workings of what might possibly be the largest adware/spyware/pop-up company, Direct Revenue, which apparently owns, controls or is related to somehow, the following names:

  • DirectRevenue.com
  • OfferOptimizer.com
  • MyPCTuneup.com
  • AbetterInternet.com
  • Betterinternet.com
  • BestOffers.bz
  • Twain-Tech.com
  • Mx-targeting.com
  • GrandstreetInteractive.com
  • Localnrd.com

  • Dash.com
  • Blackstonedata.com
  • ThinkingMedia.net
  • Vx2.cc
  • TrueData.org
  • TPS108.org
  • IPInsight.com
  • MSView.cc
  • EDigitalShopping.com
  • CouponDetective.com
  • Cliks.org
  • Bestmerchants.com
  • Stop-popup-ads-now.com

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