[SATLUG] How trackable is your browser?

Herb Cee hc at lookcee.com
Thu May 20 21:42:53 CDT 2010


Herb Cee wrote:
> David Kowis wrote:
>> On 5/18/2010 4:06 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>> http://panopticlick.eff.org/
>>>
>>> At least for me:
>>>
>>> "Your browser fingerprint appears to be unique among the 937,511 tested
>>> so far."
>>
>> Your browser fingerprint appears to be unique among the 977,650 tested
>> so far.
>>
>> This is in firefox on windows. I'm wondering if perhaps this isn't
>> really as dramatic as it used to be. It includes things like Screen Size
>> and color Depth, the plugins I've got, and what fonts are installed.
>> It's entirely possible that most everyone will be unique, unless you're
>> a windows internet exploder user, and you never changed your resolution
>> from the default when you bought your laptop from Worst Buy.
>>
>> David
> 
> David this over my head ... sooo I pose a simple question to this list...
> 
> Does Goog have the potential to become a tyrants right hand or not? U 
> plainly see that since they place false ads with no discrimination they 
> can be dangerous to our already embattled civil rights?
> 
> Main ? Could Goog move into a pawn position of the damn thieves that are 
> currently wrecking our lives? What moves can be made to stop them if 
> they become evil.
> 
> I see this as a puzzle and I cannot yet solve it cause there is no clear 
> picture, please enlighten.
> hh



Sorry to post to my own post but I followed Bruce suggestions and Goog 
still had me targeted for 10/2 AWG roll of wire same danm misleading ads so 
no it is not cookies. This is important data.
LOL what is important?
hh




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