Electronic Frontier Foundation: Web browsers aren't anonymous
Chances are the web browser you're using is leaving behind a pretty good "digital fingerprint" that makes it easy for those with an interest (i.e. government snoops, advertisers, et al.) to identify you.
That's the word today from the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), which said they did an experiment that showed eight out of 10 browsers have "unique, trackable signatures." Browsers with Adobe Flash and Java plug-ins were even MORE identifiable, at a rate of 94 percent.
Frankly, this doesn't surprise. But it's just further reason we all should be fully cognizant of where we're pointing our browsers in cyber-space.
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