pargy at argystar.com
Thu May 20 08:50:12 AEST 2010
Here's the surprising result of my test:
"Your browser fingerprint appears to be unique among the 991,638 tested so
Currently, we estimate that your browser has a fingerprint that conveys at
least 19.92 bits of identifying information."
There are lots of IT security, law enforcement and forensic evidence
implications with this technique, not all of them bad.
From: link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au
[mailto:link-bounces at mailman1.anu.edu.au] On Behalf Of Birch, Jim
Sent: Wednesday, 19 May 2010 16:24
To: The Link Institute
Subject: Re: [LINK] Panopticlick - uniquely identifying browsers, without
> Thanks for pointing to this:
Ditto. I'm unique in fonts and in FF plugins.
Multiplying out the factors gives me about 10^22. Cool?
318,716 match which is still pretty identifiable.
Looks like I need a random swapper and a plugin of the day installer.
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