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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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This ad company is using Verizon's unstoppable supercookies to track you

An advertising company uses the unique identifier headers added by Verizon to Web traffic to recreate tracking cookies deleted by users

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Sprint tries to poach AT&T and Verizon subscribers with half-price monthly plans

Sprint wants AT&T and Verizon customers soooo much, it's offering to cut subscribers' bills in half if they make the switch. But as with all great-sounding deals, you need to read the fine print.

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Android bloatware alert: DT Ignite automated app installer spotted on T-Mobile, Verizon phones

Some Galaxy Note 4 and LG G3 owners on these carriers have reported the uninvited appearance of the installer and some apps--and worse, the apps can be difficult to uninstall.

Verizon offers free Wi-Fi, mobile data, and more to weary Thanksgiving travelers

If you're flying home for Thanksgiving this month, Verizon has a few freebies to help you enjoy the trip -- but watch out for a few gotchas.

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Verizon Wireless just made it more expensive to cancel your contract

Early termination fees are one of the worst parts of a two-year carrier commitment. Now Verizon's is even worse.

AT&T kills the 'permacookie,' stops tracking customers' Internet usage (for now)

The mobile carrier says it was testing the tracking technology, but it didn't rule out reintroducing permacookies in the future.

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Verizon appears to soften its stance against net neutrality rules

The broadband provider, which sued the FCC over the agency's 2010 rules, says it might not challenge a basic set of regulations

Twitter's MoPub ad exchange grabs Verizon tracking cookies, and more may follow

The privacy and security critics were right: Third-parties can and are using Verizon's UIDH strings for their own purposes.

Secretive, unblockable Verizon perma-cookies kick up privacy concerns

Verizon is messing with your web traffic sent via its wireless network, and that has security researchers troubled.