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need visitor IP addresses for adwords fraud investigation

Google is investigating some suspiscious activity that looks like a specific person is spamming my google adwords.  I need to get a log of my site's sessions with IP addresses (and/or any other identifying information).  What is the process for this?

 

-Thanks

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Re: need visitor IP addresses for adwords fraud investigation

If Google needs that information they or law enforcement will contact us through appropriate channels for any information that is available.

 

For more info see this page of our site:

 

https://www.weebly.com/abuse

- Adam
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Re: need visitor IP addresses for adwords fraud investigation

@Adam that webpage appears to be relevant for abusive sites hosted on weebly.  In my case, I'm hosting ethically on weebly and have someone trying to harm my business by over-clicking google ads, that I have to pay for.  If you'd provide the visitor IP logs to Google (who is not law enforcement), why can't you provide to me as I'm the customer paying Weebly for hosting services?  Hope that clarifies.  -Thanks!

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Re: need visitor IP addresses for adwords fraud investigation

That makes sense - I don't know whether we track or store that information or not, though the only way we could provide it is if law enforcement requested it or if we received a subpeona. Hmm... maybe you could add an IP-tracking widget to your site? It wouldn't get you historical data, but it would get anything new which should get the IP of the person doing it if they continue to do so.

 

I found a few after doing a quick Google search - I'm not sure which is best but one of them should be able to track and store what you need.

- Adam
Senior Community Specialist