YouTube and Russian “aggregator,” piracy partners in crime? When a bad guy steals your...Read More
Despite headlines, it’s still business as usual for Google — Piracy sites full of malware and deceptive ads top Google search
Last fall Google introduced a series of steps to strengthen its Safe Browsing initiative announcing it would include protection against, “social engineering attacks – deceptive tactics that try to trick you into doing something dangerous, like installing unwanted software or revealing your personal information (for example, passwords, phone numbers, or credit cards).
Sounds like a positive step against online piracy since malware and deceptive advertising is online piracy’s bread and butter right? WRONG…
Ads for Adidas, Acura, Bertolli, Crest, Charmin, Domino’s, Ford, Geico, Hellmann’s,...Read More
Is online ad industry becoming more accountable? Yep, but there’s still (much) more to be done.
Some good news on the ongoing fight against ad sponsored piracy. Today, Group M, a major player in global media investment announced efforts to ensure that their media partners become certified providers of, or follow anti-piracy advertising guidelines established by the Trustworthy Accountability Group’s (TAG).Read More
Excuse me if I don’t get too excited over Creative Future’s recent letter to ad...Read More