n.— «Autosurfing sounds like a great way to pick up some spare cash. You get paid for visiting certain places on the web. Each click on a site or an ad generates money for you. In the real world, this is the equivalent of getting paid to participate in a focus group, fill out a survey, or try out a product. The reason web sites are willing to pay you to surf is because it increases their traffic. With increased traffic they can announce that they are a “most trafficked site” and then charge more money for their ads accordingly. For website owners, autosurfing sites charge a fee promising to increase their traffic; typically owners pay per click.» —“Getting Paid to Surf? One Person’s Alarming Story” by Robin Raskin Yahoo! Tech Jan. 17, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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