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Author Topic: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits  (Read 1254 times)

erikts

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Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits
« on: October 12, 2011, 09:44:27 PM »
Verizon is making a significant change to its privacy policy for mobile users -- and by default, you're opted in.

"Verizon is making a significant change to its privacy policy for mobile users this week. By default, the company will now use a bunch of your info for "certain business and marketing reports" and for "making mobile ads you see more relevant.""

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Re: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits
« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2011, 02:02:37 PM »
Thanks for this. My fiance just got an iPhone4, who knows what wonderful stuff will be leaking out of that thing.

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Re: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits
« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2011, 02:06:50 PM »
Certainly provides a disincentive for Verizon customers to indulge in pillow talk via text or e-mail. :tellme:

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Re: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits
« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2011, 10:38:04 PM »
Gah, I hate shit like this.  I just opted out both mine and my wife's numbers.   >:(