Scott Steinberg reports:
As discussed in an earlier post, security firm Veracode alleges that online streaming music service provider Pandora has been secretly sharing users’ information, including age, gender and location, with digital advertising firms.
In response to these accusations, the popular Internet radio service is removing third-party advertising platforms, including Google, AdMeld and Medialets. Despite insisting it has found zero evidence to support the charge that these companies acted beyond the confines of its ad policy, the company hopes to mollify fans by taking a proactive stance.
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