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Adscend Media Has released a Statement

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  1. Essence19

    Essence19 BANNED BANNED

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    Statement by Adscend Media, LLC Regarding the Complaints Filed Yesterday (Thurs., Jan. 26) by the Washington Attorney General's Office and Facebook

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

    NEW YORK, NEW YORK, JANUARY 27, 2012 --
    Adscend Media, LLC today vehemently denied the allegations in complaints filed yesterday by the Washington Attorney General's office and Facebook and characterized them as "absolutely and unequivocally false."
    "At no time did we engage in the activity alleged in the complaints. Adscend Media will provide a vigorous defense against these false claims," the company said in a strongly worded statement released today.
    "Adscend Media strictly complies with its legal obligations under federal and state law. We are undertaking an investigation to determine whether any of Adscend Media's affiliates engaged in the activity alleged by the Attorney General's office and Facebook. If they did, we are fully certain that the activity was conducted without the company's knowledge." the statement continued.
    "If our investigation determines that any affiliate(s) engaged in this improper activity, Adscend will administer its long-standing company policy and immediately terminate the affiliate(s) responsible for these actions - as we have in the past when our internal mechanism has made such discoveries. Adscend Media does not tolerate affiliates that violate the law or Adscend's policies," the company further stated.
    The company assured that the pending actions will not affect the high quality or continuity of service to Adscend Media clients.
    Mark J. Rosenberg, the company's attorney, said, "We find it deeply troubling that the Attorney General's office made a public spectacle of these serious allegations without first questioning the company as part of its investigatory process and, even more inexplicably, without notifying the company that the complaint was being filed. Adscend Media first learned of the allegations from media inquiries."
    Rosenberg, of the New York City based firm of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, continued, "We are disturbed that the Attorney General's office would allow public resources to be used in an irresponsible manner, particularly when these allegations are absolutely untrue and could do tremendous harm to Adscend Media's reputation and business. Adscend Media is concerned about the source of these false allegations, and is fully prepared to take legal action if appropriate."
     
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  2. johnhunter

    johnhunter Regular Member

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    I don't understand what this has got to do with the Washington atorney generals office?

    Surely this is just a civil case between Adscend and Facebook for possibly breaching there T+C, why the hell are they getting involved for clickjacking?

    Surely not another corporation paying off the U.S government? There corruption is becoming so blatent its not even funny.
     
  3. G-S-T

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    Adscend media are a load of shite anyway, their payouts are 50% lower than the rest of the industry. Their draconian network will suffer greatly for this. I wont loose any sleep over it as I ditched them about 10 months ago when their servers crashed from the traffic i sent them.
     
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  4. bookmarc

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    whats the case filed about?
    i could look it up on the internet but i am feeling lazy :D
    i'd rather get the short version here
     
  5. Grizzy

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    It's a double whammy. Facebook is suing them in California court, and the Washington AG has filed a similar lawsuit in Seattle.

    AG is probably just some axe-grinding dickhead who thought he would discretely see what happened when dad caught daughter on webcam, but instead got a mouse-full of CJ and some pervy shit in his friend's feeds lol.
     
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  6. Pete Thong

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    Facebook sues Adscend Media for Clickjacking - they obviously used a script / tactic that is also very popular here on BHW. Search for faceboook clickjacking... We all want to have a great Facebook Clickjacking Script! So maybe we should be more careful in the future about that ??


    Facebook defines clickjacking in its help center in the following manner:



    Certain malicious websites contain code that can make your browser take action without your knowledge or consent. For example. clicking on a link on one of these websites might cause the website to be posted to your Facebook profile (timeline). Never click strange links, even if they are from friends. Also be sure to notify the person sending the link if you see something suspicious.


    I think this is just another try to scare people and keep them away from using certain marketing techniques on FB - they did it many times before with several other things, like all the automatic friend adders and wall posting software etc.
     
  7. ILoveCSharp

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    What does this mean can anybody explain ?
     
  8. blackhataffiliate

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    It means that Adscend Media will soon be following Copeac.

    While Adscend Media is prepared to defend themselves, they do not have the bank roll to fight Fuckerberg and will find themselves screwed in the end. In my opinion, stop running Adscend ads because they may not be able to pay you shortly.
     
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  9. Thub15

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    looks like a change of CPA Networks is in store for me
     
  10. Earthquake

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    ught oh
     
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    Hopefully they can fight it and get out of the mess. I'm good friends with Fehz, so I'm hoping for the best for him and Jeremy.
     
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    Adscend media is a great network hope it works out for them
     
  13. mrtwister_65

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    Ouch... terminate as in Terminator?
     
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    I was fully expecting their official press release to contain a winky-face after that last part.

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