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Online User “Fingerprints”

by Guy Creese  |  May 20, 2010  |  Comments Off

There’s an interesting article in Computerworld entitled, “EFF: Forget cookies, your browser has fingerprints.” It talks about a recent Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) report that states that a web site can use JavaScript to gather information about a user’s browser, operating system, fonts, and plug-ins, and munge them together to develop a unique “fingerprint” for [...]

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