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ProPublica:
Twitter's MoPub is using the UIDH “perma-cookies” inserted by Verizon into web pages   —  Somebody's Already Using Verizon's ID to Track Users  —  Twitter's mobile advertising arm enables its clients to use a hidden, undeletable tracking number created by Verizon to track user behavior on smartphones and tablets.
Oct 31, 2014, 5:30 AMIn context
Robert McMillan / Wired:
Verizon altering web traffic, inserting a unique identifier allowing websites to track you, with no opt-out available   —  Verizon's ‘Perma-Cookie’ Is a Privacy-Killing Machine  —  Verizon Wireless has been subtly altering the web traffic of its wireless customers for the past two years …
Oct 27, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context
Business Insider:
iAd getting cross-device retargeting capabilities; Apple promoting feature to media agencies   —  Here's Apple's Plan To Turn Around iAd, One Of Its Biggest Flops  —  Targeting ads to users on smartphones is a huge challenge for the ad industry.  Cookies don't work on mobile as they do on desktop …
Oct 16, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Adam Langley / ImperialViolet:
POODLE detailed; how to disable SSL 3.0 in Chrome, Firefox; disabling it on servers may break IE6   —  POODLE attacks on SSLv3  —  My colleague, Bodo Möller, in collaboration with Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz (also Googlers), just posted details about a padding oracle attack against CBC-mode ciphers in SSLv3.
Oct 14, 2014, 8:05 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Android Browser flaw a “privacy disaster” for half of Android users   —  Thanks to a bug in the Android Browser, your cookies aren't safe.  —  Surian Soosay  —  A bug quietly reported on September 1 appears to have grave implications for Android users.  Android Browser, the open source …
Sep 17, 2014, 8:00 PMIn context
Julia Angwin / ProPublica:
AddThis tests canvas fingerprinting, a powerful cookie alternative for online tracking, on thousands of sites   —  Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block  —  This story was co-published with Mashable.  —  A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking …
Jul 21, 2014, 4:55 PMIn context
Jessica Pressler / New York Magazine:
Silicon Valley's Laundry-App Race   —  Silicon Valley is in a bubbly race to wash your clothes better, faster, and cooler.  This is not a metaphor.  Unless, you know, it is.  —  T  —  here was a problem with the cookies.  —  When Jordan Metzner and Juan Dulanto launched Washio …
Jun 1, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Russell Brandom / The Verge:
Researchers can construct 90% of a user's web activity by monitoring traffic to ad-trackers   —  How advertising cookies let observers follow you across the web  —  Back in December, documents revealed the NSA had been using Google's ad-tracking cookies to follow browsers across the web …
Apr 6, 2014, 8:25 AMIn context
Sean Hollister / The Verge:
It's not just Microsoft: EA pays YouTube personalities to promote new games   —  Microsoft may have secretly paid YouTube video creators to promote the Xbox One, but it's not the only game company with a hand in the cookie jar.  Video game publisher Electronic Arts has an entire program …
Jan 22, 2014, 10:25 PMIn context
Rebecca Grant / VentureBeat:
VCs invested $11B into software companies in 2013, the most since 2000, up 27% from 2012   —  Software investment hit record levels in 2013 (report)  —  Software is eating the world, just like cookie monster is eating cookies.  —  Investments in software companies hit $11 billion in 2013, the highest level since 2000.
Jan 17, 2014, 8:45 AMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
Microsoft to modernize Special Olympics, raise system to the cloud  —  “We're so excited.  This is going to change our world.” says Special Olympics Chief Executive Officer Janet Froetscher.
Zoho:
Tricks & Treats: 5 ways to sweeten your email marketing  —  While Halloween is by tradition the scariest day on the calendar, it's also the official transition into the holiday season.
SAY Media / SAY Daily:
Don't Look Now: Here Come the Disappearing Message Apps  —  Get ready for a world of expiring photos and vanishing status updates.
AdExchanger:
AOL's Cross-Device Solution Aims To Cure The Advertiser's Attribution Headache  —  If an advertiser runs a mobile campaign, but the targeted consumer doesn't convert on her mobile device, that doesn't mean the campaign failed.