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New Research on Protocol Information (ISSUE-16, ISSUE-19)

From: Jonathan Mayer <jmayer@stanford.edu>
Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 16:30:32 -0800
Message-Id: <173B42E6-1B82-418D-B30B-0E074C262C1B@stanford.edu>
To: Tracking Protection Working Group WG <public-tracking@w3.org>
I want to call the group's attention to a new paper that demonstrates how IP address and user-agent string may be sufficient to track a substantial proportion of web users.  The paper also finds that scrubbing the last octet from an IP address may do little to mitigate tracking.

http://research.microsoft.com/pubs/156901/ndss2012.pdf

Jonathan
Received on Wednesday, 8 February 2012 00:34:49 UTC

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