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What is Canvas Fingerprinting and how the companies use it to track you online

Recently Mozilla planned to display permission prompts if a website attempt to use HTML5 Canvas Image Data in the Firefox web browser: in fact, this HTML5 element is often used to tracking users with a technique called “Canvas Fingerprinting” What is “Canvas Fingerprinting”? Canvas fingerprinting is a type of “browser fingerprinting” techniques of tracking online […]