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AT&T stops adding ‘super cookies’ on smartphones

ATT stops adding super cookies on smartphones

ATT stops adding ‘super cookies’ on smartphones

A hands-free device to speak on a cellphone while pushing is seen in San Diego. The nation’s second-largest mobile provider, ATT Mobility, pronounced Friday it would no longer supplement tracking codes to a subscribers’ devices. Gregory Bull/The Associated Press



Posted: Friday, Nov 14, 2014 7:03 pm

ATT stops adding ‘super cookies’ on smartphones

By Jack Gillum
AP writer

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WASHINGTON — ATT Mobility, a nation’s second-largest mobile provider, pronounced Friday it’s no longer attaching dark Internet tracking codes to information transmitted from a users’ smartphones. The use done it scarcely unfit to defense a subscribers’ identities online.

The change by ATT radically removes a dark fibre of letters and numbers that are upheld along to websites that a consumer visits. It can be used to lane subscribers opposite a Internet, a remunerative data-mining event for advertisers that could still exhibit users’ identities formed on their browsing habits.

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