|How Verizon and Turn defeat browser privacy protections|
|By Thom Holwerda on 2015-01-15 18:13:06|
Verizon advertising partner Turn has been caught using Verizon Wireless's UIDH tracking header to resurrect deleted tracking cookies and share them with dozens of major websites and ad networks, forming a vast web of non-consensual online tracking. Explosive research from Stanford security expert Jonathan Mayer shows that, as we warned in November, Verizon's UIDH header is being used as an undeletable perma-cookie that makes it impossible for customers to meaningfully control their online privacy.
A virtually unchecked and unbound company with near-monopoly status in many US areas doing something scummy? I am so surprised.
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