AT&T customers: how to opt-out of AT&T selling your data to advertisers

acosmichippo

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http://bgr.com/2013/07/05/att-advertising-opt-out-how-to/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=rss

  1. Start by clicking the following link, which leads to AT&T’s opt-out page: http://www.att.com/cmpchoice
  2. Log in with your phone number and password
  3. You will now find yourself on AT&T’s privacy settings page, which includes the following blurb: “Our External Marketing and Analytics Reports contain anonymous information about groups of our customers. You may choose to exclude the anonymous information from your accounts from these reports. Please log in to each one of your accounts to opt-out.”
  4. Check the box next to each wireless phone line you wish to opt-out with
  5. Click the “Submit” button
 

Kadelic

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I would think this would be something one have have to opt into in the first place, not opt out of. It's all a joke anyway. Where do we opt out of our data being funneled to the NSA?
 

acosmichippo

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You would certainly think so.

I'd opt in for a discount on my monthly bill, as if that would ever happen.