[SATLUG] How trackable is your browser?

Herb Cee 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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