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Submission + - Disabling cookies doesn't mean privacy

Artem Tashkinov writes: Electronic Frontier Foundation has published the white paper "How Unique is Your Browser" where they show that most Internet users are easily traceable and uniquely identifiable even with cookies support completely disabled. Also they released a web tool which shows your favourite web browser uniqueness, you can check it on you own by visiting this website. The only mitigating factor for this privacy vulnerability is disabling JavaScript and Flash plugin support for websites you don't trust (that can be accomplished by using NoScipt extension for Firefox web browser).

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