The browser you’re using right now is actually tracking your online activity

An interesting news release by the Electroinc Frontier Foundation last week shows that anonymous web surfing may not be as anonymous as previously thought. Due to each browser’s unique characteristics and configuration (fonts available, screen size, IP related information etc) it seems that many browsers create a unique ‘fingerprint’ that can be used to track you as you surf the Internet …more



This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techblog. Check out the full post here.