New study of major modern browsers' intrinsic privacy

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New study of major modern browsers' intrinsic privacy

Post by barbaz » Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:31 pm

*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: New study of major modern browsers' intrinsic privacy

Post by therube » Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:39 pm

For those who are PDF adverse, an overview, https://www.theregister.co.uk/2020/02/2 ... acy_shame/.

So your browser spies on you.
Go figure.

Worst, I suppose, for Mozilla users, is that FF & Chrome (& Safari) are grouped together.
So for all those Chrome (i.e., Google) haters... FF users can join the club.

And, my impression, is that many (Edge) users are under the impression that Edge is "cleaner" then Chrome (they're Chrome, i.e., Google haters, remember), so they've chosen Edge as an alternative. (And as it turns up [per pdf], Edge is worse then Chrome [in spying on you] :smirk: ;-).)
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.19) Gecko/20110420 SeaMonkey/2.0.14 Pinball NoScript FlashGot AdblockPlus
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:52.0) Gecko/20100101 SeaMonkey/2.49.5

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