Engadget: Google widens crackdown on ads for tech support scams

Engadget: Google widens crackdown on ads for tech support scams. “Tech support scams are seemingly as plentiful as ever, and Google is taking some strict measures to prevent those fraudsters from showing up in its ads. The search firm has begun ‘restricting’ tech support ads worldwide, and it’s planning to introduce a verification system in the ‘coming months.’ This won’t guarantee that you’ll avoid support scam ads, but the odds should be higher that you’ll get real help.”