Browser fingerprints are
|“||the specific combination of characteristics — such as system fonts, software, and installed plugins — that are typically made available by a consumer's browser to any website visited. These characteristics can be used to uniquely identify computers, cell phones, or other devices. Browser fingerprinting does not rely on cookies.||”|
- ↑ Protecting Consumer Privacy in an Era of Rapid Change: A Proposed Framework for Businesses and Policymakers, at 19 n.92.
See also Edit
External resource Edit
- Erik Larkin, "Browser Fingerprinting Can ID You Without Cookies," PCWorld (Jan. 29, 2010).