T-Mobile Is Selling Your App Activity: Here's How to Opt Out

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The punctuation marks known as the em dash (—) and the en dash (–) derive their name from typesetting, because the em dash was the same width as an uppercase M and the en dash was the same width as an uppercase N.

 
ūüď∂ T-Mobile Wants To Sell Your Data

Hope you’re having a great Wednesday so far! If you’re a T-Mobile customer, advertisers can now check which apps and websites you visit on your phone, thanks to a new advertising platform that T-Mobile rolled out last week.

There is an opt-out setting, explained in the full article, but this is still gross and creepy. T-Mobile should do better.

– Corbin

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