Washington Post: Think you’re anonymous online? A third of popular websites are ‘fingerprinting’ you.

Washington Post: Think you’re anonymous online? A third of popular websites are ‘fingerprinting’ you.. “Just when you thought we had hit rock bottom on all the ways the Internet could snoop on us — no. We’ve sunk even lower. There’s a tactic spreading across the Web named after treatment usually reserved for criminals: fingerprinting. At least a third of the 500 sites Americans visit most often use hidden code to run an identity check on your computer or phone.”

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo Responds to Claims of Using Fingerprinting to Identify Users

Search Engine Journal: DuckDuckGo Responds to Claims of Using Fingerprinting to Identify Users. “DuckDuckGo has responded to accusations that it uses browser fingerprinting to identify its users. These claims were made on the message board of security software company Whonix.”