Supercookies: Not a Delicious Treat

In a perfect world, the only time someone would hear the word supercookie is when another person is asking them “would you like a delicious supercookie?” Sadly, our world is far from perfect. In this world a supercookie is much like a normal internet cookie, except for the fact that it is nearly impossible to track.

Verizon has just been hit with a $1.35 million fine from the FCC for having used supercookies for over 2 years without disclosure or customer permission – extremely troubling, being that they are one of the largest internet providers in the U.S. One may wonder what some other sources of hidden supercookies are, and if they are being watched right now…

Find out more about the case at Business Insider.