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Verizon offers option to opt-out of supercookies

Wednesday 1 April 2015 | 15:39 CET | News
Verizon Wireless customers are now able to opt out of the company's ad-targeted programme that tagged users with tracking codes, known as "supercookies," that they could not delete, The New York Times reported. 

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Verizon / Verizon Wireless
Countries: United States
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