RE: TorrentSpy Ad: Test Drive Unlimited

From: Ben Grodsky <grodsky_at_mediadefender.com>
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 13:53:32 -0700

Ain't much of a deal. They signed up to be a gamefly affiliate (that's the # ad the end of the URL that gets redirected) and they have control over their own website, so they can control the result set to be whatever they want (real/fake torrents, ads, etc.).

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From: Herden Daza
Sent: Wed 04-Apr-07 13:31
To: Jonathan Perez; torrents
Subject: RE: TorrentSpy Ad: Test Drive Unlimited

It appears that torrentspy has struck a deal with gamefly that gives them the top result when a game is searched. We tried other titles and saw similar results.

 

~H

 

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From: Jonathan Perez
Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 1:21 PM
To: torrents
Subject: TorrentSpy Ad: Test Drive Unlimited

 

Torrents team,

 

While doing a torrent test for Test Drive Unlimited I noticed something interesting. It appears to be a torrent listed on TorrentSpy but when you click it you are redirected to Gamefly. It is at the top of the results and the link is displayed at the bottom when you mouse over it.

 

 

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