Web sites track users with invisible canvas fingerprint rather than cookies or flash cookies

There are several websites world over that track users. Originally, tracking mechanisms included Cookies, Flash Cookies. Historically too, I have written about Firefox add-ons in the articles below: Firefox add-ons you should never surf without Watching you silently – Flash Cookies / LSOs As mitigation measures were developed to counter cookies and flash cookies, old … Continue reading Web sites track users with invisible canvas fingerprint rather than cookies or flash cookies

How to stop gnome trackers

Stop trackers, tracker-filesystem-miner, tracker-store, zeitgeist-datahub  in Fedora by typing disabling them using and unchecking the items you want to disable on startup: $ gnome-session-properties <enter> Uncheck the items: Tracker File System Miner Tracker Miner for Flickr Tracker Store At present, these are checked by default. This way, you would not have the trackers enabled and … Continue reading How to stop gnome trackers