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  • Ad Company Using Verizon Tracking Header To Recreate Deleted Cookies
    By on January 16, 2015 | Comments Off  Comments

    itwbennett writes The story began a few months ago when it was reported that both Verizon and AT&T were injecting unique identifiers in the Web requests of their mobile customers. AT&T has since stopped using the system, but Verizon continues. Now, Stanford computer scientist Jonathan Mayer has found that one advertising company called Turn, which tracks users across the Web when they visit major sites including Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, BlueKai, (more…)

  • Google and Verizon In Talks To Prioritize Traffic (Updated)
    By on August 5, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Nrbelex writes “Google and Verizon are nearing an agreement that could allow Verizon to speed some online content to Internet users more quickly if the content’s creators are willing to pay for the privilege. Any agreement between Verizon and Google could also upend the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission to assert its authority over broadband service, which was severely restricted by a federal appeals court decision in April. People (more…)

  • Verizon Changing Users Router Passwords
    By on August 2, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Kohenkatz writes “I have Verizon FIOS at home and my Verizon-supplied Actiontec router had the password ‘password1′ that the tech assigned to it when he set it up three years ago. I received an email from Verizon that said ‘we have identified that your router still had a password of either password1 or admin1 and we have changed it to your serial number.’ I checked and it actually had been changed. I believe this to be in response to the Black Hat (more…)

  • Verizon Practically Giving Away Palm Phones
    By on April 5, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    Verizon Wireless slashed prices on their Palm WebOS devices today, knocking down the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus to the price of a trip to the movies. And the Mobile Hotspot feature? Free.


  • NFL: Verizon In, Sprint Out
    By on March 15, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    There’s bad news for NFL fans on the Sprint network. The NFL has officially taken on rival Verizon as the official wireless