For starters, Adam posted the following on Amazon's Mechanical Turk comparison-shopping system:
Yep. He tried to bribe users to post five star reviews of the app. Uhh…hello? Dick Clark? Payola scandal? Whoever said "those who refuse to learn from history are doomed to repeat it" didn't know the half of it.
And on the topic of "the half of it…"
A recent episode of the app featured the holiday/novelty chestnut "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." To paraphrase the song's chorus, you may think there's no harm in this ditty, but as for impressionable five-year-olds…they believe. And enough parents of distraught kids raised a stink that the App Store banished the program to the Island of Misfit iPhone Apps — and Majewski, already US$12,000 in the hole from his pay-for-play fiasco, is probably at this very moment blaming Steve Jobs for being the Grinch who stole his personal Christmas.