Collaborating to Fight Spin Fraud Together

Mar 18, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Recording: Collaborating to Fight Spin Fraud Together, Mar 18, 2022

Criminal bot syndicates have attacked the infrastructure of the streaming music industry trying to prey upon and defraud artists, streaming services, labels, and publishers.

“Bot farms” have a unique advantage: they can coordinate openly in forums, message boards, and thinly disguised ads; streaming services and distributors are understandably restricted to internal discussion because of legal, competitive, or reputational concerns.

Every company has dealt with this threat differently. Ultimately, breaking organizational boundaries to share information can improve overall defenses. These panelists will discuss their experiences, strategies, and best practices.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Josiah Albertsen

Pandora-Sirius XM

Victoria Grandury

HUMAN Security

George White

Sirius XM


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