Conru and AFFвЂ™s CEO, Jon Buckheit, another Stanford Ph.D., boot within the web web site of a top competitor, Fling
and indicate just how, right after registering, they’ve been wooed in what look like bots. With A google image search, among the ladies happens to be pornstar Megan Summers. вЂњShe desires to see your photos?вЂќ Buckheit asks, in disbelief. вЂњWe question it is actually Megan Summers.вЂќ
In a contact, Fling owner Abe Smilowitz writes, вЂњWe absolutely donвЂ™t usage fake pages and botsвЂ¦Us and AFF are more or less the only real guys that donвЂ™t.вЂќ This might be real. Any number of spammers and hackers may have produced the profile with SummersвЂ™ picture; maybe it’s a housewife with the likeness to improve her appeal or conceal her identification.
Buckheit shrugs during the recommendation. вЂњThey disclaim utilizing bots,вЂќ he claims. вЂњWe nevertheless think they are doing.вЂќ
To help keep the bots out of spammers and hackers on AFF, Conru, whom established the website soon after getting their doctorate as a method to meet up with females, codes his or her own countermeasures and sometimes checks user names and IP details for veracity.