Your Browser Has a Fingerprint and It Can Be Tracked Online

More than 200 million computers are sold every year around the world. You might think it’s easy to stay anonymous in this deluge of man and machine, but think again. There is no real way to stay hidden on the web anymore because your computer and browsers have fingerprints.And these fingerprints can be used to track you online.Indeed, sites can identify you through the browser or computer you use. Every web user has different settings for their browser and computer, right? Client-side scripting languages like JavaScript can retrieve this information. For instance, a web tracker can sniff out the different extensions installed or the number of fonts on your machine.

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