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Comment Even better (Score 1) 103

Given the number of pictures harvested by Google over the years, and provided that many people send the same boring pics (Eiffel t., China w., s. of Liberty...), in gmail for instance Google has just to put the index of the same stock picture they already have (say 8 bytes) and that's it. For a 8 MB pic, that's a 99.9999% compression rate.

Comment Re:Time for counter-measures (Score 1) 88

Screen size would be "small" for tablets, phones, and small notebooks, or "normal" for everything else.

Important information for the web site and CSS is the viewport size, i.e. the size of the browser window usable by the site scripts. The screen size itself should not be disclosed.

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