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Re: RE: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits

From: Richard Barnes <richard.barnes@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2011 18:26:38 -0400
Message-ID: <CACB24Mt=7HQHLcjvihGUWttZxrVWOBmVGp2o0XeFPreL=TjDFw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Harlan Lieberman-Berg <hliebermanberg@chitika.com>
Cc: "Steingruebl, Andy" <asteingruebl@paypal-inc.com>, "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>, Ashkan Soltani <ashkan.soltani@gmail.com>
There's a whole lot of variation.  I used to live in an apartment
building where a ZIP+4 identified about half a floor, fewer than 10
households.
--Richard

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 3:28 PM, Harlan Lieberman-Berg
<hliebermanberg@chitika.com> wrote:
> My understanding is that ZIP+4 isolates you to about a city block of
> houses, an apartment complex, or a business that is somehow high
> volume - except for P.O. boxes, where it isolates to a single box.
>
> --
> Harlan Lieberman-Berg
> Director of Operations
> Chitika, Inc.
>
> On Oct 13, 2011 3:08 PM, "Steingruebl, Andy"
> <asteingruebl@paypal-inc.com> wrote:
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>> Do you know off the top of your head how many people are uniquely identifiable by just their zip+4?† Anyone?† Iím not asking in addition to other data, just about zip+4 btw.
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>> Andy Steingruebl
>>
>> Sr. Manager, Internet Standards and Governance
>>
>> PayPal Information Risk Management
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>> (408) 967-4650
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>> From: public-privacy-request@w3.org [mailto:public-privacy-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Ashkan Soltani
>> Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 11:21 AM
>> To: Richard Barnes
>> Cc: Perez, Aram; public-privacy (W3C mailing list)
>> Subject: Re: Privacy alert: Verizon is now monitoring your mobile Web habits
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>> My understanding is that VZ is using subscriber's addresses in order to tag http traffic with ZIP+4, which is then later shared with advertisers (similar to Feeva†http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2010/06/coming-soon-web-ads-tailored-to-your-zip-4/all/1†)
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