ComScore knows as much about what people do on the Web as anybody in the business. Plus, it compiles data on nearly every big publisher with a recognizable URL. Theoretically, the company could make a killing selling that data on an exchange, to an ad network or even directly to an advertiser. But it’s not going there, ever.
“We get a call a least once a week,” said ComScore CEO and president Dr. Magid Abraham. “But we’ll never do it.”
“No,” said Abraham. “If we do that, there goes our third-party nature. There goes our objectivity. We need to stay neutral. We want to facilitate ad buying and selling, but we’ll never take a side.”
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