Affiliate Bites: Google Group Chips In to Stop London Rioters, How CA Affiliates Can Repeal Amazon Tax, + More

» The future is here…and it’s well-intentioned? A Google Group has been using facial recognition software to identify those looting and rioting in London. [TechCrunch] » Tech companies can no longer afford to be lax on security. [Ars Technica] » One writer takes issue with arbitrary marketing lingo–and how passe… Read more“Affiliate Bites: Google Group Chips In to Stop London Rioters, How CA Affiliates Can Repeal Amazon Tax, + More”

Affiliate Lunch: #NoAdTax Solution, Don’t Buy Facebook Fans, + More

» A federal solution is sought for the Affiliate Nexus Tax–and Amazon backs it. [Performance Marketing Association] » While “real name” policies on social platforms like Google+ and Facebook might be great for individuals who need the recognition to get work, many argue, it’s an abuse of power. [Danah Boyd]… Read more“Affiliate Lunch: #NoAdTax Solution, Don’t Buy Facebook Fans, + More”

Bonus Points: PMA Steps Up Its Amazon Tax Fight in Illinois

Another week, another whirlwind of activity in affiliate marketing! Good news, though: New Yorkers can look forward to a weekend that’s not going to break the boiling point. Bad news: That’s because there are scattered t-storms all over the place. But what about the weather of the digital world? Well,… Read more“Bonus Points: PMA Steps Up Its Amazon Tax Fight in Illinois”

AM Affiliate: Luxury Retail Is New Strong Vertical, These 29 Companies Have More Money than U.S., + More

» Turns out the Amazon Tax is affecting the practices of merchants soliciting affiliates–many are being recruited only to later be denied because the state they live in has a version of the Affiliate Nexus Tax in place. [Affiliate Summit Network] » Despite the sluggish economic recovery, luxury retail is… Read more“AM Affiliate: Luxury Retail Is New Strong Vertical, These 29 Companies Have More Money than U.S., + More”