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Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Fingerprinting add-on

From: Nathan Follens
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnuzilla] Fingerprinting add-on
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:33:01 +0100

Like Blender?

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/blender-1/ /

Although it seems that is released under the WTFPL aka no license so
maybe someone should fork it under a better license, and of course this
also only exists for Firefox. I don't know if similar addons exist for
other browsers.


On Tue, 2015-02-24 at 18:23 +0100, David Englund wrote:
> "Fingerprinting countermeasures: Fingerprinting is a series of
> techniques allowing to uniquely identify a browser based on specific
> characterisics of that particular instance (like what fonts are
> available in that machine). Unlike cookies the user cannot opt-out of
> being tracked this way, so the browser has to avoid giving away that
> kind of hints." - https://www.gnu.org/software/gnuzilla/
> I suggest, if possible, making an add-on that implement this feature,
> so it can be used by other browsers (eg Abrowser) as well. What do you
> guys think?
> --
> http://gnuzilla.gnu.org

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