‘ TWITTER’S MOBILE ADVERTISERS TRACK YOUR DATA USING THE VERIZON UNDELETEABLE TRACKING CODE ‘


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#AceNewsServices – Featured Post: Jan.03: Twitter’s mobile advertising arm enables its clients to use a hidden, ‘ undeletable ‘ tracking number created by Verizon to track user behaviour on smartphones and tablets:

' Verizon Tracking Code being used by Twitter Advertisers '  ‘ Verizon Tracking Code being used by Twitter Advertisers ‘

By Julia Angwin and Jeff Larson
ProPublica, Oct. 30, 2014, 10:59 a.m.

Twitter is using a newly discovered hidden code that the telecom carriers are adding to every page you visit – and it’s very hard to opt out.

Does Your Phone Company Track You?

CHECK FOR TRACKING CODE Click from your smartphone or tablet (with Wi-Fi turned off) to see if your telecom provider is adding a tracking number. We don’t save any information.

Wired and Forbes reported earlier this week that the two largest cellphone carriers in the United States, Verizon and AT&T, are adding the tracking number to their subscribers’ Internet activity…

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