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FBI Brings Gun to Advertising Knife Fight

Speaking of transparency—or the lack thereof—plenty of questions linger around the FBI raiding a major holding company's offices as it steps up its investigation into rebates and kickbacks in digital advertising. Gabe Greenberg suggests that if we're going to circle the wagons as the g-men close in, the industry should…

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Audience Buying, Humanizing the Industry: A Chat with Cadreon’s Erica Schmidt

In the latest installment of his Inside the Buy Side column, Gabe Greenberg lets us know what the heck agencies are thinking. Here, he speaks to Erica Schmidt, newly-tapped Global CEO of Cadreon, about the future of audience-based buying, the state of analytics at the agency level, and how the…

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The “Truth” About Blockchain (Part 2)

Last week, Gabe Greenberg advised readers to be wary of blockchain-based ad tech solutions that over-promise on this still-emerging technology. Now, he explains how blockchain could replace OpenRTB and solve for the protocol's flaws, and he shows us some examples of how brands are already using blockchain tech outside of…

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