All mention of the Trafficpaymaster software which led to the investigation has been removed from the internet, whilst Shapps’ two alter-egos, Michael Green and Sebastian Fox, have deleted all posts advertising the product on the Warrior Internet Forums.
According to The Guardian any allegation of criminal behaviour has been strongly denied with a spokesperson for Shapps saying: “Any suggestion of illegality would be completely improper and malicious and would be treated as such.”
Shapps’ company sold software with the express intention of it being used to breach google’s terms and conditions to generate income from google ads. The software did this by ‘scraping’ (stealing) content from other people’s websites, spinning it – which means changing a few words round so…
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