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Auditel suspends publication of viewing figures after leak

Thursday 15 October 2015 | 11:08 CET | News
The board of directors of Auditel, Italy's TV audience measurement committee, has announced a two-week suspension of the publication of viewing figures following the disclosure of the personal data of families included on the viewing panels. Global information and measurement company Nielsen, Auditel's partner, said it would replace the panel at its own expense and take steps to expand it to 15,600 families. Italian commercial broadcaster Mediaset released a statement urging Auditel to take no longer than 15 days to resolve the technical incident, adding that it would seek an alternative

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Nielsen
Countries: Italy
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