Re: Ares situation?

From: Ty Heath <>
Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2007 02:11:08 -0700

It has no affect on the marketing intel database. I'd say this isn't
critical at all so lets have a look at it together Monday morning and
figure things out.


On Jul 21, 2007, at 1:02 AM, Ben Grodsky wrote:

> Ty,
> It looks like Danny's hash generator that creates the WMA/WMV popup
> stuff looks at both the "Gnutella Advertising" and "Ares
> Advertising" fields on Project Management. I started looking at
> the web analytics for our porn sites and noticed a surge in traffic
> that looked Hispanic. I kept looking around at different settings
> until finally I realized these were from your Ares decoys. Take
> the PARIS HILTON 2006-08-16 project, for example, which is sending
> out decoys for "paris hilton" searches with our porn popups (see
> project_id=250971). The WMA/WMVs are downloading fine, and the
> popups look great, but is this a screw-up on Danny's stuff or am I
> missing something?
> I guess this explains the increase in DCa bandwidth use since you
> turned up the Ares promo decoying. Could this be part of what is
> swamping the Marketing Intel database? I'm not sure where Danny's
> hashing stuff sits or where you get other Ares Promo decoy settings.
> Let me know if you want a lot of these porn projects turned down/off.
> Thanks,
> Ben
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