FreeWheel by Comcast (fwmrm.net)
“From our unique position at the center of the premium video economy, we enable our clients to unify audiences across desktop, mobile, OTT, and traditional STB devices, and profitably monetize their content. ” – Source
Ethical design violations
Block domain fwmrm.net
Moderate: found on 0.1% of surveyed sites (10 instances observed).
- Purchased by Comcast for $360M in 2014. Source
- “Comcast Corp.'s recent purchase of one of the major players in online video advertising is stoking fears at media companies that the cable giant is gathering too much influence over the digital-TV business, adding to the leverage it already has in traditional television.” Source
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