Beyond Cookie Monster Amnesia: Real World Persistent Online Tracking

@article{AlFannah2018BeyondCM,
  title={Beyond Cookie Monster Amnesia: Real World Persistent Online Tracking},
  author={Nasser Mohammed Al-Fannah and Wanpeng Li and Chris J. Mitchell},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1905.09581}
}
  • Nasser Mohammed Al-Fannah, Wanpeng Li, Chris J. Mitchell
  • Published in ISC 2018
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • Browser fingerprinting is a relatively new method of uniquely identifying browsers that can be used to track web users. In some ways it is more privacy-threatening than tracking via cookies, as users have no direct control over it. A number of authors have considered the wide variety of techniques that can be used to fingerprint browsers; however, relatively little information is available on how widespread browser fingerprinting is, and what information is collected to create these… CONTINUE READING

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