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Re: Browser Fingerprinting
- From: Boruch Baum <boruch_baum@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 01:35:53 -0400
- X-ml-name: emacs-w3m
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- References: <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <20200417025514.5gotmp6vlvg3v25x@E15-2016.optimum.net> <email@example.com>
On 2020-04-17 05:33, Emanuel Berg wrote:
> Boruch Baum wrote:
> > fingerprinting can only happen when the client either
> > voluntarily puts fingerprinting data in HTTP GET/POST
> > requests [...] AFAICT, neither emacs-w3m nor w3m
> > do either.
> C-h v w3m-add-user-agent RET
> w3m-add-user-agent is a variable defined in ‘w3m.el’.
> Its value is nil
> Original value was t
> Non-nil means add the User-Agent field to the request header.
> The value of ‘w3m-user-agent’ is used for the field body.
And thus? Oh, maybe you're confusing user-agent strings with
fingerprinting? They're very different concepts. I gave several
examples of fingerprinting data elements in my original e-mail.
Otherwise, I don't understand what point you're trying to make.
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