I know that google has started to become a very popular search engine, so in an attempt to capture some new customers we contacted google to advertise on their site. We opened an account, supplied them with the key words we wanted to target, and waited and waited. Finally today I get this e-mail from google explaining that our account has been suspended. Can you believe that? We can not advertise "scopes"!!! What's next? Sorry you can not advertise camouflage clothing or cleaning rods.
Here is a copy of their e-mail to us.
Action taken: Suspended - Pending Revision
Issue(s): Unacceptable Product
Content: At this time, Google policy does not permit the advertisement of "scopes" on our website. We also do not permit sites that sell these products to advertise on Google. As noted in our advertising terms and conditions, we reserve the right to exercise editorial discretion when it comes to the advertising we accept on our site.
Read below for definitions of the issues we discovered:
Unacceptable Product: Google believes strongly in freedom of expression and therefore offers broad access to content across the web without censoring search results. Please note that the decisions we make concerning advertising in no way affect the search results we deliver.
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