“Clickfarming:” It’s a thing? Apparently.

On Friday, a book jumped to the #1 spot on Amazon, out of nowhere; it quickly became obvious that the author had used a clickfarm to gatecrash the charts. The Kindle Store is officially broken. This is not the first time this has happened and Amazon’s continued inaction is increasingly baffling. Last Sunday, a clickfarmed […]

via Scammers Break The Kindle Store — David Gaughran

One Reply to ““Clickfarming:” It’s a thing? Apparently.”

  1. That was a hell of a good read. I have not paid attention to Amazon (though I probably should) but I can (perhaps) understand their reluctance to tackle the problem, one false move and they get sued. Still, they could make an example of the worst offenders.

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