Some customers of Astound Broadband could receive a $160 refund for a segment of their fees that trebled over a 5-year period.
Fraudsters spoof devices to disguise how they inflate the number of views for video adverts. This is an iteration of the broadening threat of phoney online users generating faux traffic.
The video streaming business is dramatically reversing course as its share price undergoes a sharp correction.
Thousands of Indians are making adverts where an AI version of famous actor Shah Rukh Khan says the name of their business.
Vendors wanting to take part in the half-yearly auction for advertising spaces should submit their bids by 18th February.
A Vice report into US ‘phone farmers’ tried to glamorize the making of money through automated clicking on mobile adverts, but mostly made the fraudsters sound like losers.
Vodacom should not claim their network is the best in South Africa without admitting that objective data says otherwise.
Why do sophisticated business people ignore the obvious risk of online advert fraud, and the evidence of how widespread it is?
Execs would be foolish to disregard downside risks whilst overstating the extent they can monetize data.