Wednesday Jul 30
Canvas fingerprinting is tracking you, and you don't even know what it is
Check out this article! http://venturebeat.com/2014/07/30/canvas-fingerprinting-is-tracking-you-and-you-dont-even-know-what-it-is/ Popular, heavily trafficked websites are increasingly turning to "canvas fingerprinting" in order to track your online movements.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
'Canvas fingerprinting' tracking is sneaky but easy to halt
A method for tracking users across the Internet called "canvas fingerprinting" is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.
Canvas Fingerprinting Takes Web Tracking Up a Notch
Canvas fingerprinting. It sounds a bit like a buzzword that you can just safely ignore - or the product of a kindergarten art class.
Sneaky new tactics may be tracking you online
Several recently developed and lesser-known Internet tracking techniques are becoming more widespread, experts say.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Share Button, Web Site Plug-Ins can be used to Track You against Your Will
The researchers traced 95 percent of canvas fingerprinting scripts back to share buttons provided by AddThis, the world's largest content sharing platform.One in 18 of the world's top 100,000 Web sites track users without their consent using a previously undetected cookie-like tracking mechanism embedded in 'share' buttons.
Federal sites tracking users via plugin - Legislation: Not dead yet ...
FEDERAL SITES TRACKING USERS VIA PLUGIN The free website plugin AddThis, deployed on 16 federal websites including whitehouse.gov and dhs.gov, tracks users of those sites in a way that is essentially impossible to stop, according to new research.