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post #21 of 47
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Originally Posted by xxlap1xx;15556139 
i don't have verizon wireless but i'm using their fios internet.. do i have an option for opt-ing out?

If you notice the link I posted to fix it, you'll notice it's a Verizon Wireless link. Only wireless customers are effected.
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Originally Posted by IzorkX;15554766 
But how many will actually do that?

And how many people will actually know about it.
    
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Originally Posted by g00s3y;15555928 
This is old, they started doing this about a month ago

Source

Well it helped me out today.
 
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post #24 of 47
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Originally Posted by airisom2;15554753 
Ya, but it's still messed up that they enable it by default. I'm just trying to spread the word around.

most things by default are "opt in"

look at androids "statistical gps data" thats enabled by default
post #25 of 47
Well unless you are planning a terrorist attack or a hit on someone this should affect you.. if they look at my browsing habits they will just see porn everywhere and some youtube. So what...
    
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post #26 of 47
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Originally Posted by manolith;15556808 
Well unless you are planning a terrorist attack or a hit on someone this should affect you.. if they look at my browsing habits they will just see porn everywhere and some youtube. So what...

Some people like their privacy private.
    
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post #27 of 47
Your private information is valuable, it makes Verizon money.

Why on earth would you give away your stuff, for free, to a company that makes billions?

People cry about corporate greed and handouts all the time, but you are in affect giving corporations a free handout and money each time you let them use your private information.

You may not care about your privacy, but don't you care if someone is exploiting you to make money?

I, for one, would like just compensation if a company wants to get access to my information.
Edited by banthracis - 11/3/11 at 9:21am
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post #28 of 47
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Originally Posted by andrews2547;15556941 
Some people like their privacy private.

I know.. thats why they dont drive anywhere because there are traffic cameras and tolls that have pictures with time stamps with your license plate number every time you go thru them. If you really want privacy move to the desert and get completely off the grid. There are much bigger privacy issues in this society than a cell phone company trying to gather information on what you lile to look at online.
    
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post #29 of 47
I would opt out but my Tour sucks so bad for browsing, its unusable.
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