Verizon Wireless has been ordered to pay $ 1.35 million for its use of “Supercookies” in mobile traffic, following an investigation by the FCC. As a result, Verizon will have to make some changes to the way it delivers advertising to customers. The process will now require Verizon to get opt-in or opt-out consent from each customer before it is able to target ads at them.

From the FCC’s ruling:

To settle this matter, Verizon Wireless will  [Read More…]