Suddenly, search engine news becomes “news of the wierd.” A man named Michael Anthony Bradley was arrested on Thursday in Ventura County for allegedly threatening Google. Apparently, he created software that would automatically generate click-thoughs on Google AdSense and threatened to sell it if Google didn’t pay him $100,000.00.
Federal charges: Man threatened Google (http://www.mercurynews.com/mld/mercurynews/business/8231386.htm)
VENTURA COUNTY MAN, 32, ARRESTED BY U.S. AGENTS
By Howard Mintz
Posted on Sat, Mar. 20, 2004