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Browsing without a unique fingerprint?
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Mar 16, 2017, 02:20 AM
 
Is this possible? I've been doing some research, the best I came up with is this Chrome extension claims to create a (not) unique fingerprint, but I tested it in panopticlick and it did not. Maybe someone else can give it a whirl and let me know if you succeed?

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...cihoeekimoekpg

Nothing else has worked: private browser, etc..
     
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Mar 16, 2017, 09:25 PM
 
I use Ghostery and AdBlock. Tracking is a cat and mouse game, so you will probably never be able to completely prevent tracking, but that's a good start.
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Mar 16, 2017, 10:03 PM
 
Oreo, have you used Panopticlick to test your browsers fingerprint?
     
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Mar 17, 2017, 05:44 AM
 
No, it's the first time I hear of it. Can you post a link?
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Mar 17, 2017, 01:48 PM
 
https://panopticlick.eff.org/

Play with this Oreo on different browsers you have (do their test) and then I have a question for you.
     
   
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