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User experience test tools: a privacy accident waiting to happen

5:31 am on Nov 20, 2017 (gmt 0)

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Researchers working on browser fingerprinting found themselves distracted by a much more serious privacy breach: analytical scripts siphoning off masses of user interactions.


I suspect few, if any, will pony up on this kind of research. But as a USER, what do you think? Surf the web and somewhere else in a room far away an eagle eye replays all your clicks and views?