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    Are CJ Domains Interchangeable?
    If a CJ link begins with www. [one CJ tracking domain].com, would it still track if I used www. [another CJ tracking domain].com?
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    Yes. In fact, if you notice, you'll see that CJ often redirects one domain to another before eventually opening the merchant's pages.
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    I'm guessing they do this for load balancing, effectively randomizing the server that's picked to handle all the requests. But maybe I'm wrong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dustin999
    I'm guessing they do this for load balancing, effectively randomizing the server that's picked to handle all the requests. But maybe I'm wrong?
    I think you are right on this load balancing aspect. There was also one other aspect. Sometime ago, some AV (anti-virus) started banning the CJ primary domain qksrv and that led to CJ spawing off of many domains as a way to address the issue at that time!

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    I think there are still problems with some of this software banning certain domains. I've heard of that happening with Ad-Aware based on feedback from some of my visitors on my publisher sites.

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    Actually it had nothing to do with load balancing and everything to do with being blocked by ad blocking software. Since they all redirect through a single domain, it really accomplishes little on either account, though.
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    Last I noticed CJ uses 20 domains for redirects. I would hope they would work directly with the AV blockers to be white listed.

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