Browser Fingerprinting in the News

Don’t think that just because you are using a VPN, or in Incognito Mode that you are not being tracked. Fingerprinting has been around for a very long time, but the number of elements available to be queried and the power to correlate has never been easier to re-identify you even if you are on a new IP, using a different browser, have ad-blocking enabled or trying to hide in other ways.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2019/10/31/think-youre-anonymous-online-third-popular-websites-are-fingerprinting-you/

Shouldn’t you have a choice as to whether you want to be detected? If you want to see how you are seen by the sites you visit, and how unique your browser fingerprint is, check out the EFF’s Panopticlick site.

https://panopticlick.eff.org

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *