Techdirt: Researchers Reveal Details Of Printer Tracking Dots, Develop Free Software To Defeat It

Techdirt: Researchers Reveal Details Of Printer Tracking Dots, Develop Free Software To Defeat It. “As Techdirt has reported previously in the case of Reality Leigh Winner, most modern color laser printers place tiny yellow tracking dots on every page printed — what Wikipedia calls ‘printer steganography’. The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) first started warning about this sneaky form of surveillance back in 2005. It published a list of printers and whether it was known that they used tracking dots.”