August 19th, 2015

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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.

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.