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Verizon and AT&T using supercookies

Privacy advocates say the programs to track browsing behaviour are illegal
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 05:50

The program allows companies to monitor which sites their customers visit, cataloguing their tastes and interests. Consumers cannot erase the supercookies or evade them using browser settings.


VERIZON and AT&T have been quietly tracking the Internet activity of more than 100 million cellular customers with what critics have dubbed "supercookies" - markers so powerful that it's difficult for even savvy users to escape them.

The technology has allowed the

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