Verizon Spying On Your Web Habits: How The Telecom Giant Is Becoming Big Brother And Monitoring Everything You Do
By Amir Khan
October 18, 2012
While the Verizon spying is supposed to be used only for commercial purposes, the whole thing seems very big brother-ish. Verizon says the purpose is to present users with more relevant ads, but the agreement says the data can be shared with third-party companies.
“A local restaurant may want to advertise only to people who live within 10 miles, and we might help deliver that ad on a website without sharing information that identifies you personally,” Verizon Wireless said, according to BGR.com.