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iPad 2 affiliate marketing scams and incompetent spammers

It’s so hard to find good help these days. Even in the world of spam you just have to do everything yourself or else take a risk that some inattentive subordinate is going to mess up. Like this Apple iPad 2 marketing scam campaign which should have the recipient name neatly filled in:

“Email Address” is so impersonal! The open-rate must have been terrible!

But those who decided to continue were led through a maze of affiliate marketing offers. How many offers and pages must someone wade through to get their “free iPad”? Guess we’ll never know – we gave up after 10 pages…

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