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Clash of the Trackers: Measuring the Evolution of the Online Tracking Ecosystem

@article{Solomos2019ClashOT,
  title={Clash of the Trackers: Measuring the Evolution of the Online Tracking Ecosystem},
  author={K. Solomos and Panagiotis Ilia and S. Ioannidis and Nicolas Kourtellis},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2019},
  volume={abs/1907.12860}
}
Websites are constantly adapting the methods used, and intensity with which they track online visitors. However, the wide-range enforcement of GDPR since one year ago (May 2018) forced websites serving EU-based online visitors to eliminate or at least reduce such tracking activity, given they receive proper user consent. Therefore, it is important to record and analyze the evolution of this tracking activity and assess the overall "privacy health" of the Web ecosystem and if it is better after… Expand
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