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Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

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6:23p
Link Harvest: Took AT&T and VZ longer to turn off Super Cookies Than They Claimed
So several hundred thousand users globally participated in a study from Nov. 2014 - April 2015 to determine if their carrier was tracking their mobile device. Turns out, in the US, that was a big yes on AT&T and VZ, even after they promised to stop.
http://www.nationaljournal.com/tech/how-phone-companies-used-supercookies-to-track-customers-web-browsing-20150817

Also of note, fear of the Federal Trade Commission did not make the companies stop, but fear of the FCC's Title II authority did.

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