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Image Tracking by Expedia and Orbitz Emails

Old Dec 26, 19, 10:52 am
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Image Tracking by Expedia and Orbitz Emails

Good Morning,

I am noticing intense use of image/pixel tracking through service emails lately, sometimes through non-secure domains and/or third-parties. My list of senders includes financial institutions, mobile service provider, ISP, airlines, online travel agents like Expedia and Orbitz. I regularly receive emails infested with tracking images that are sending unknown data to Orbitz and Expedia every time I open those emails. I consider the use of tracking pixels in service emails like these as unwanted, deliberately hidden to collect data, and unauthorized invasion in to my privacy.

I am aware of total image blocking from my email or using pixel blocking add-on in the browser, but an easier solution could have been the senders stopping this hideous practice. After three weeks of denial, complete indecision and inaction from the support team, I am redirected myself here.

Thank you.
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Old Dec 26, 19, 11:29 am
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Originally Posted by beqh34c2r8d4k View Post
Good Morning,

I am noticing intense use of image/pixel tracking through service emails lately, sometimes through non-secure domains and/or third-parties. My list of senders includes financial institutions, mobile service provider, ISP, airlines, online travel agents like Expedia and Orbitz. I regularly receive emails infested with tracking images that are sending unknown data to Orbitz and Expedia every time I open those emails. I consider the use of tracking pixels in service emails like these as unwanted, deliberately hidden to collect data, and unauthorized invasion in to my privacy.

I am aware of total image blocking from my email or using pixel blocking add-on in the browser, but an easier solution could have been the senders stopping this hideous practice. After three weeks of denial, complete indecision and inaction from the support team, I am redirected myself here.

Thank you.
How is this any different than using cookies? To be honest I didn't know image tracking was a thing, how do you know an email has tracking pixels?

What do you expect to happen from posting on FlyerTalk?
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Old Dec 27, 19, 8:04 am
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Note it is contrary to Flyertalk rules to start threads on the same subject in more than one place.

https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/delt...ing-delta.html

For now,we'll close this thread, as the Delta one began earlier, and is more active.
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