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Re: Font Based Fingerprinting Papers

From: Aleecia M McDonald <aleecia@aleecia.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2019 13:45:32 -0700
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Marginally relevant paper from Aug 2018 @ USENIX: https://www.usenix.org/system/files/conference/usenixsecurity18/sec18-vastel.pdf

Tl;dr — techniques to obfuscate fingerprinting often harm more than help. 

(Also contains citations to papers quantifying fingerprinting in the wild but I lack time to chase them down)

Title: Fp-Scanner: The Privacy Implications of Browser Fingerprint Inconsistencies 
Authors: Antonine Vastel, Pierre Laperdrix, Walter Rudametkin, Romain Rouvoy

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