Verizon to pay $1.35M for tracking customers


NPR: Verizon Wireless settled a $1.35 million fine with the Federal Communications Commission over the misuse of ‘supercookies.’

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The unique identifiers, which Verizon uses to target advertising to its mobile users, remain on wireless devices even when a customer clears a device’s cache.

Investigators had found that Verizon had been using “supercookies” since December 2012, but the company didn’t disclose it was doing so until October 2014.

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