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Submission + - Personal log-ons leak to advertisers (latimes.com)

quixote9 writes: "An LA Times story talks about Mayer's work documenting the trail of information leakage through URLs shared with advertisers. It's of interest, but not very new, to Slashdotters. But that's in the mass media, as is his suggestion for how to mitigate the problem:

"The best thing they can do is to block advertising, because the moment content is loaded on the browser there is a risk of tracking."

Whan does Wladimir Palant get his Nobel Prize?"

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