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Twitter buys Dasient to curb ad spam, malware

01/24, 8:35am

Twitter picks up Dasient as ads kick in

Web security firm Dasient confirmed late Monday that it had been bought by Twitter. The young startup is best known for curbing malware and spam in ads on major ad networks. Terms of the deal weren't given out, but Dasient would be closing its existing business in the switch.

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