Verizon to Test AppFlash Search Tool On Some Android Phones
Verizon Wireless is prepared to roll out a new search tool on select Android handsets over the next few weeks. The tool, called Appflash, was developed by Evie.
Verizon Wireless Does About Face On Supercookies
Verizon Wireless today reversed its stance regarding ad-targeting programs and will allow customers to opt out of its "supercookie" tracking tool. The company was under fire from privacy advocates, including the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Consumer Watchdog, as the supercookies track customer behavior, including web browsing history, and cannot be turned off.
Senators Question Verizon's Use of Supercookies
Democratic senators have sent letters to the FTC and FCC asking them to investigate Verizon's use of supercookies, particularly how they pertain to consumer privacy. The supercookies allow Verizon to track customer behavior, including web browsing history, for advertising purposes and cannot be turned off.
Verizon Rolls Out 'Up' Rewards Program with Major Caveat
Verizon Wireless today announced Verizon Up, a rewards program for customers that promises free services, device discounts, and event tickets. Verizon claims its reward program is simple and straightforward.
Verizon Now Letting Customers Opt Out of Supercookie
Verizon Wireless has begun allowing subscribers to wipe the supercookie browser-tracking program from their handsets. Verizon has been using the unremovable supercookie for nearly a year, but faced a growing tide of consumer backlash over privacy fears.
They don't make enough money with their ultra-high cost plans/services?
What if I don't want to be bothered by Verizon's marketing partners to sell me more stuff.
Then opt out of it?
VERIZON IS A RIPOFF
AFTER 7 YEARS AS A DEDICATED VIP CUSTOMER - THEY OFFER NOTHING!!!!
I WILL NEVER RECOMMEND ANYONE TO THEM TO SIGN ANY CONTRACTS WITH - NEVER!!!
I take that back...they might care about you until one of those other evil companies suckers you into signing another contract
Lets be Honest.
Verizon, Judge Dredd's Carrier of Choice
headline change needed
It's similar to how the news outlets report voter results. They have data that so many people said they voted for candidate X, but the data does not show the names of individual voters.
PEOPLE! STOP B!TCHING
All this complaining