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I found a loophole to prevent those pesky cookie notices

Published on in 🔗 Links

Mattias Geniar found a way to not have to display a cookie warning on his website and it’s surprisingly simple:


How ad companies can track you without cookies

Published on in 💭 Thoughts

Today I read an article by Kev Quirk about how browser fingerprinting works. In his article (I recommend to read it) he not only explains how websites can use the various information your browser sends to give you an almost unique fingerprint, but he also linked to a tool called “Panopticlick” by the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation).


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