USC Report Links Ad Networks to Piracy Sites

Kim Dotcom didn’t make his millions from the illegal downloads that took place on Download.com, the now-defunct site he ran. Rather, he mostly made his money from ads that ran on the illegal download site, which highlights a need for ad networks to do a better job policing their stable of publishers. The connection between ad networks and piracy sites is the subject of a report released by the Annenberg Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California. The report, titled “The USC Annenberg Lab Advertising Transparency Report,” was released Thursday.

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USC Report Links Ad Networks to Piracy Sites

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