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In criminal law, a fraud is an intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual; the related adjective is fraudulent. The specific legal definition varies by legal jurisdiction. Fraud is a crime, and also a civil law violation. Defrauding people or entities of money or valuables is a common purpose of fraud.
A hoax also involves deception, but without the intention of gain or of damaging or depriving the victim.
The government’s 2006 Fraud Review ...

BrightRoll Builds Ad Buyer Trust, Implements IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines

BrightRoll Builds Ad Buyer Trust, Implements IAB Quality Assurance Guidelines

Video advertising services provider Brightroll has implemented guidelines that set the standards for programmatic buying of digital video advertising. The aim is to ensure trust between video advertising buyers and sellers and it's a significant move for the company.

Banned Malware Company Hijacks YouTube With Shady Ads

Banned Malware Company Hijacks YouTube With Shady Ads

A notorious malware company has been caught hijacking video and display ads on YouTube via plugin software that offered to download video content straight to a user's PC. It was no small scheme either, with an estimated 15% of ad slots sold to video advertisers affected at one point.

Mr. Brainwash Caps Season 1 Of Hulu's A Day In The Life

Mr. Brainwash Caps Season 1 Of Hulus A Day In The Life

Mr. Brainwash, aka, Thierry Guetta, became a fairly well-known street artist thanks to the unusual and entertaining documentary Exit From the Gift Shop.  The film is unusual because it was shot by street artist/prankster Banksy, and it led many people to believe that Banksy created ...

Cost-Per-View Gains Traction, But Begs The Question: What is a Video View?

Cost Per View Gains Traction, But Begs The Question: What is a Video View?

SpotXchange, our friends with Otto the auto-optimizer, are expanding their offerings once again. This time they've gotten on the cost-per-view bandwagon and are launching the new format with a bit of hoopla. My major concern is, how can the industry launch a 'cost-per-view' ad format...when much ...

TubeMogul Creates PlaySafe Tool To Detect Fake Video Pre-Roll Ads

TubeMogul Creates PlaySafe Tool To Detect Fake Video Pre Roll Ads

In a recent exercise, TubeMogul followed a hunch about pre-roll videos and discovered something shocking: an alarmingly high number of sites their clients' videos were playing on had imitation pre-roll ads. The fake pre-roll ads auto-play, and often appear as page-overlays, forcing the viewer to ...

Brightroll to Fight Online Video Advertising Click fraud with Adometry

Brightroll to Fight Online Video Advertising Click fraud with Adometry

Brightroll has expressed their love for us in emails. When it's something so important like fighting click fraud, everyone needs to be informed. Adometry is offering CPC Ad Analytics technology which provides immediate relief from click fraud headaches for ad networks and their advertisers, with ...

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

Why Don't All Video Platforms Display Video View Counts?!

When I was preparing a post about Red Letter Media's Star Wars reviews earlier in the week, I discovered something surprising.  Well, it was surprising to me.  Blip.tv--where Red Letter's latest video is hosted--doesn't share video view counts publicly on the website.  It was important ...

One-Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

One Third of Advertisers Buy Video Ad Space Directly Vs. Video Ad Networks

Break Media teamed up with Advertiser Perceptions Inc. for the first annual Digital Video Advertising Study. There are loads of interesting things in it that I will talk about over the next week or so and this is the first of those. I was reading ...

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18-24 October, 2010

The Sunday News Reel – Week of 18 24 October, 2010

Brrr! It's cold over here (well at night anyway). I do believe there's snow at the top of the local mountain already. That would be Ještěd for those that are interested, on a clear winter day I can see it from my office window, we ...

Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

 Giving Users Brand Choice Is Key To Video Ad Success On Short Form

The Pool, a unique research initiative made of people from Publicis Groupe, publishers and advertisers, aimed to identify optimal ad models across emerging media platforms recently put out some new research that says giving consumers the ability to select the ads they see is vital ...

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