[SATLUG] How trackable is your browser?
pcdls.ronin at gmail.com
Tue May 18 22:31:28 CDT 2010
Personally, I take a devil-may-care attitude in these cases. If they
come for me, I'll kill them with my swords. Beyond this life, I'll take
Herb Cee wrote:
> 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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