Affiliate Bites: $14M Click-Jacking Ring Busted, Has Google Made Affiliate Marketers Extinct?, + More

» The DoJ has uncovered a sophisticated Internet scam ring and accused seven individuals in a $14M click-jacking scam. [CNet]

» One of the $2.1B pillars of the digital music industry? RINGTONES. We’re surprised too. [AllThingsD]

» Apparently another Google update has killed affiliates and marketers alike. [Performance Marketing Insider]

» So, what’s on tap for the last set of ad:tech New York panels? [ad:tech]

» Brooklyn’s DUMBO neighborhood continues to embrace an influx of start-ups, adding mroe cachet to its “Silicon Beach” nickname. [Betabeat]