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Behind the Bot: Spider.io Video Shows How Impression Fraud Works

By Zeus, I declare this holiday Botsgiving!Although bots have long been a menace to digital media (remember click fraud?), bot fever has been spreading like wildfire across the industry this year, probably in response to some dire statistics. The latest, from Integral Ad Science, suggests 14% of all impressions out…

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The Premium Pub Guide to Botnet Infestation

Some premium publishers are likely reading the latest batch of hysterical articles describing the scourge of botnet traffic on digital advertising and thinking, "Tough cookies."Which isn't a bad way to put it – media buyers' obsession with chasing cookies and buying the cheapest inventory available through RTB-powered exchanges has created…

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