[SATLUG] How trackable is your browser?
hc at lookcee.com
Tue May 18 20:36:00 CDT 2010
Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> Herb Cee wrote:
>> what can we do about this just live wi it, be damn careful what I
>> post? I feel that with this kind of ID being captured whatever u post
>> can also be connected, rite?
> When you talk on the phone, the telco can listen. Do you trust them not
> to do that? All data (text, audio, video) can be reduced to a bit
> stream and that can be recorded. Is it? Probably not, but it could be.
> When you send something via USPS or FedEx or UPS, does someone open it
> and look at what is sent? Probably not, but it could be.
> Privacy is relative. The most likely component to see what a browser
> sends is the server. Only if servers are broadly communicating does
> this become an issue. And then, only if you care.
> And remember, even if you can uniquely identify a browser/computer
> system, it doesn't guarantee who is operating the keyboard.
> -- Bruce
Got it Bruce big thanks.
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