Feeds

AltaVista pimps for pornmonger

Search engine bends over backwards for new partner

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

High performance access to file storage

Private Media Group Inc - the NASDAQ-listed peddler of porn - has signed an advertising and directory deal with AltaVista in a bid to grow its business.

The adult entertainment outfit will advertise its wares on AltaVista's sites in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and the Pacific.

In return for pointing sex-related searches to Private, AltaVista can expect to receive a share of the revenue if people sign up to the subscription based adult sites.

The deal is absolutely massive for Private. According to Berth Milton, CEO of Private, half of all searches on AltaVista's search engine are sex related.

Which means Private can expect to get half of all the 50 million search enquiries made each day.

He added: "Private today has more than 1,000,000 new visitors to its web sites every month and through this alliance we expect the number of new visitors to grow exponentially.''

The coupling arrangement is due to go live from November 15. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Sorry London, Europe's top tech city is Munich
New 'Atlas of ICT Activity' finds innovation isn't happening at Silicon Roundabout
MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling
Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
Did a date calculation bug just cost hard-up Co-op Bank £110m?
And just when Brit banking org needs £400m to stay afloat
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
prev story

Whitepapers

Securing web applications made simple and scalable
In this whitepaper learn how automated security testing can provide a simple and scalable way to protect your web applications.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
HP ArcSight ESM solution helps Finansbank
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.