Companies have a tricky new way to track your movement across the web | The Verge Reply

Will Internet-based activity become the new banking?  By this I mean, will these ethical lapses add up to such a great sum that people simply lose faith in such organizations?  I doubt that I have ever visited the websites for the White House, YouPorn, or the State of California (interesting combination, if you ask me), but still I find the advances (assaults?) on the borders of privacy to be unsettling.

You can read the story at:Companies have a tricky new way to track your movement across the web | The Verge.

Researchers at Princeton have uncovered a new web-tracking method that’s nearly impossible to block. It’s called “canvas fingerprinting,” and can potentially follow users between sites even if they’ve disabled more conventional methods like cookies and aren’t logged into Facebook.”

 

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