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Verizon's "Supercookies" Raise Privacy Concerns

The New York Times takes on mobile supercookies, which, unlike your average data-tracking cookie, can’t be easily erased. The computer codes that Verizon Wireless uses to tag and track the activity of its subscribers are particularly problematic, NYT reports. “The company’s customer codes … have troubled some data security and privacy experts who say Verizon has introduced a persistent, hidden tracking mechanism into apps and browsers that third parties could easily exploit.”

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  1. Leonard Zachary from T___n__, January 26, 2015 at 7:31 p.m.

    These types of privacy issues need to be addressed within a regulatory framework for broadband and were never allowed within telecommunication service.

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