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Third party ads via Google AdSense:
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The following is a list of sources of third party AdSense ads. However, at the time of viewing, it is not guaranteed to be up to date as Google may add others in the future, To see an up to date list provided by Google, please visit AdSense third party ad vendors
- DoubleClick DFA (www.doubleclick.com)
- Mediaplex/ValueClick (www.mediaplex.com)
- DoubleClick Rich Media (www.doubleclick.com)
- Eyeblaster (www.eyeblaster.com)
- EyeWonder (www.eyewonder.com)
- Interpolls (www.interpolls.com)
- Pointroll (www.pointroll.com)
- Unicast (www.unicast.com)
- Dynamic Logic/Safecount (www.safecount.net)
- Factor TG (www.factortg.com)
- IAG (www.iagr.com)
- InsightExpress (www.insightexpress.com)
Google DART Cookie
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