Oct 092015
 
 October 9, 2015  Business

Liz Klimas reports:

Earlier this week it was revealed that Verizon would be combing its advertising program with AOL’s ad network, raising the eyebrows of some privacy advocates.

And here’s why.

Verizon has a feature that’s been dubbed the “zombie cookie” or “supercookie.” More formally called by Verizon the Unique Identifier Header, the UIDH is a code, unique for each individual mobile user, that Verizon includes “in the address information that accompanies some of the Internet (http) requests transmitted over our wireless network.”

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