Post-Acquisition, AT&T Pulls AppNexus Participation From the Advertising ID Consortium

Meanwhile, consortium announces new measurement standard and plots Q4 launch

AppNexus was bought for $1.6 billion by AT&T.

When it started last year, the Advertising ID Consortium promised to level the playing field in the digital advertising sector, amassing the support of  dozens of independent ad-tech companies eager to reduce advertisers’ reliance on “the duopoly.”

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