SEO Shop Puts 50 Google +1s on Sale for Just $9.99 – Alexis Madrigal – Technology – The Atlantic:

One, Plussem.com, is offering +1s at the rate of 50 for $10, 250 for $30, or 2,000 for $170. In a galling turn, the company says, “Buying Plus Ones can help your site out by showing Google that the content featured on it or the page being is of value to real people and not spammy.”

Hah.