Firefox Privacy

Browsers Standing Up For User Privacy

Mozilla chief privacy officer Alex Fowler relayed a vivid anecdote last week during RSA Conference 2013 that illustrates the lengths third parties such as advertisers, data brokers and others who traffic in users’ online behavior will go to track you once you land on a website.

Features in the four major browsers designed to cloak users’ browser
history often don’t work as billed, according to a research paper that
warns that users may get a false sense of security when using the
built-in privacy settings. Read the full article. [The Register]

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