[LINK] RFI: Intrusive Internet Mechanisms

George Bray georgebray at gmail.com
Mon Nov 29 22:27:23 AEDT 2010

On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 11:14 AM, Roger Clarke
<Roger.Clarke at xamax.com.au> wrote:
> I'm trying to write a succinct summary of the way in which intrusive
> Internet mechanisms were once the province of 'miscreants and
> criminals', but are now in mainstream use by corporations.

How about web bugs? A publisher of a large number of web properties
can use an "invisible" 1x1 image to track your paths through their
sites, even if you've elected to turn cookies off.


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