The 'Do Not Track' (DNT) feature is actually a tracking mechanism

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25 Aug, 2019 01:43 PM

The privacy preference "Request that sites not track you" is completely ignored by web servers because there is no mechanism which enforces compliance. This feature is considered harmful because it provides an additional bit of data which supports browser fingerprinting (allowing your browser to be uniquely identified.)

https://browserleaks.com
https://amiunique.org
https://panopticlick.eff.org

https://sputniknews.com/science/201702151050708153-anonymous-web-br...

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Cameron Kaiser on 25 Aug, 2019 09:43 PM

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    Please take this up with Firefox. If Firefox wants to remove it, we'll do the same.

  2. Cameron Kaiser closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2019 09:43 PM.

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