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Browser Fingerprinting Tech Works Across Different Browsers for the First Time – IEEE Spectrum

http://spectrum.ieee.org/tech-talk/telecom/internet/new-online-fingerprinting-technique-works-across-browsers Browsing the web just got a little less anonymous. The software that lets web sites identify you by certain characteristics of your computer and software was usually thwarted if you switched browsers. But now computer scientists have developed new browser fingerprinting software that identifies users across web browsers

Friday Fun: Cats and the Internet

Cats and the Internet belong together as images and videos of domestic cats make up some of the most viewed content on the web according to Wikipedia (funny Lolcat pictures and cats like Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub).  The subject has attracted the attention of various scholars and critics, who have analyzed why this form