Moving forward, you'll be able to opt-out of being mentioned in any of these ads. Most importantly, we don't provide your name or image back to any advertiser when that ad is served," explained LinkedIn.
Additionally, LinkedIn recently launched updated versions of professional plugins for publishers on the web.
"Now you can share articles and information with your LinkedIn network directly from any site you're viewing. To provide transparency and added control, starting August 2011 we'll be giving you the ability to opt-out of any information (e.g. impression data) that may be sent to LinkedIn when those pages load in your browser," LinkdeIn stated.
[Source: LinkedIn blog]