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Re: [privacybadgerchrome] tagsrvcs.com (#431)

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joe@cdt.org>
Date: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 08:20:15 -0400
Message-ID: <CABtrr-VhiQ-u+JrnP2Ai77KwoZqsz-t0BkkX6-qx2G0pksT3xA@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Mike O'Neill" <michael.oneill@baycloud.com>
Cc: "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
somewhat interesting thread here on Hacker News:

https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=9894264

On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 7:15 AM, Mike O'Neill
<michael.oneill@baycloud.com> wrote:
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> Thanks for your fast response Dan. The previous code has illuminated important privacy risks with this otherwise useful API.
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> Mike
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> From: dakami [mailto:notifications@github.com]
> Sent: 14 July 2015 20:53
> To: EFForg/privacybadgerchrome
> Cc: michael-oneill
> Subject: Re: [privacybadgerchrome] tagsrvcs.com (#431)
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> Indeed, I killed the STUN queries.
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> - --Dan
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> On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 12:19 PM, michael-oneill <notifications@github.com>
> wrote:
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>> Hi Jacob,
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>> That was quick.
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>> As of about an hour ago there are no longer STUN accesses from nytimes.com,
>> washingtonpst.com, ft.com and cnbc.com. In case it is a geolocation
>> specific thing what are you seeing? I am in UK
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> From: Jacob Soo [mailto:notifications@github.com]
>> Sent: 13 July 2015 15:55
>> To: EFForg/privacybadgerchrome
>> Cc: michael-oneill
>> Subject: Re: [privacybadgerchrome] tagsrvcs.com (#431)
>>
>> Seems like mostly American website(s) are using that.
>> http://www.vanityfair.com/ and http://www.wired.com/ are using the
>> same3rd party tracking code.
>> Apparently Eric Lawrence found an interesting thing if the content is
>> blocked in IE.
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>> http://textslashplain.com/2015/06/22/content-blocking-unintended-consequences/
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