Some say it could be a disgruntled publisher that got banned. However, after reading the article, there were some points that I had to agree.
I won’t deny I got banned at first by clicking on the ads myself. However, my wife opened up one of her own and there was even no self-clicking that happened. This thing they call click-bombing wherein someone else, perhaps a competitor or just someone who wants to ruin the publisher for no reason at all starts clicking the ads on websites.
Naturally, AdSense will see it as an illegal move, hence the ban. That was what happened to my wife’s account and it seems that until this day, Google still has not done anything to solve this kind of problem.
Oh, and do not waste your time trying to email to appeal because they never reply back which holds true based on the expose that was shown to the public.
The accusations could be possible. But of course the accused will always deny. There are many AdSense publishers who are angry because of this expose. They just hope it ain’t true.
Have you read it? If not, read it here and let me know what you think.