Jan-Lukas Else

Thoughts of an IT expert

πŸ’­ Thoughts: 2019-09-26

Welcome to the Thoughts section of my blog. Thoughts are better kept on my blog than on Twitter or other online platforms.

How ad companies can track you without cookies

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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 β€œPanopticlick” by the EFF (Electronic Frontier Foundation).


Jan-Lukas Else