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Elaborating on our previous reblog of reports about Verizon actively tracking their mobile customer web usage habits, we draw your attention today to more mediate reports on this, as ATT is exposed as on the way to doing the same thing.
It used to be only poorly-crafted apps, or maybe ones deployed nefariously, pushed private data to the cloud without your permission. Now this is the default for Apple mobile devices, as users increasingly find to both their surprise and dismay.
It doesn’t take much to ensure all browsing activity can be uniquely tracked to a device – just inject the right headers into the request stream. And that’s just what Verizon is doing.