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Old 08.06.2012, 21:56
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What is EF extracting from you??

An interesting new add-on for Chrome/Comodo Dragon and Firefox:

Collusion is an experimental add-on for Firefox and allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web. It will show, in real time, how that data creates a spider-web of interaction between companies and other trackers.

Guess which website shows up big time??
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Old 08.06.2012, 21:58
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Re: What is EF extracting from you??

Does google also own EF now?
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Re: What is EF extracting from you??

Are there still firefox users around?
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Re: What is EF extracting from you??

According to Ghostery it's using (trying to use) Goooooogle Analytics and OpenX.
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Old 08.06.2012, 23:13
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An interesting new add-on for Chrome/Comodo Dragon and Firefox:

Collusion is an experimental add-on for Firefox and allows you to see all the third parties that are tracking your movements across the Web. It will show, in real time, how that data creates a spider-web of interaction between companies and other trackers.

Guess which website shows up big time??
If you mean EF, doesn't it show up just because you visit it? Nothing links TO EF, does it?
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Old 08.06.2012, 23:20
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Re: What is EF extracting from you??

Cool ..... at first it was like designing an abstract dot-to-dot, with EF being the magic marker.

Then, after a few more site visits, it becomes more like a map of the cosmos, with an astronomer on acid, deciding that these stars look like a mythological beast, when joined up.

There is a downside, obviously - some mainframe, whirring away in a basement somewhere, is probably storing my browsing habits in the sad git file - and I haven't even started on the porn, yet ...... I bet there's multiple spiders' webs created, with just a few clicks.
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