Peter Eckersley writes: The EFF has launched Panopticlick 2.0. In addition to measuring whether your browser exposes unique — and therefore trackable — settings and configuration to websites, the site can now test if you have correctly configured ad- and tracker-blocking software.

Browser fingerprinting is an extremely subtle and problematic method of tracking, which we documented with the Panopticlick project. Privacy Badger can detect canvas based fingerprinting, and will block third party domains that use it. San Francisco—The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), in partnership with the Reynolds School of Journalism at the University of Nevada, Reno, today launched the largest-ever collection of searchable data on police use of surveillance technologies, created as a tool for the public to learn about facial recognition, drones, license plate readers, and other devices law enforcement agencies Browser fingerprinting is defined on Wikipedia as follows: “A device fingerprint, machine fingerprint or browser fingerprint is information collected about a remote computing device for the purpose of identification. Fingerprints can be used to fully or partially identify individual users or devices even when cookies are turned off.” Contribute to the efforts by viewing your own browser fingerprint or consult the current statistics of data provided by users around the world! View my browser fingerprint If you click on this button, we will collect your browser fingerprint, we will put a cookie on your browser for a period of 4 months.

The last one (fingerprinting) is most likely drawing a canvas image to get a unique browser fingerprint. I'm using CanvasFingerprintBlock on Chrome to block that. The Firefox equivalent doesn't seem to work. Here is an example of what the Chrome extension blocks.

Contribute to the efforts by viewing your own browser fingerprint or consult the current statistics of data provided by users around the world! View my browser fingerprint If you click on this button, we will collect your browser fingerprint, we will put a cookie on your browser for a period of 4 months. Currently, we estimate that your browser has a fingerprint that conveys 12.72 bits of identifying information. The measurements we used to obtain this result are listed below. You can read more about our methodology, statistical results, and some defenses against fingerprinting here.

Feb 07, 2019 · There are several sites such as AmIUnique and Panopticlick, that can tell you whether your browser fingerprint is unique from roughly a million fingerprints collected in their database.

Onion Browser is an open-source browser that lets you browse the web anonymously over the Tor network on iOS devices and is endorsed by the Tor Project. Warning: there are certain anonymity-related issues with Onion Browser due to iOS limitations. ExpressVPN rated Tor the best browser in a 2018 review giving it 14.5/15 points. #3 HTTPS Everywhere. Not a browser, but a browser plug-in. HTTPS Everywhere is a project by Tor and the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). It enforces SSL security in standard browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Opera. The last one (fingerprinting) is most likely drawing a canvas image to get a unique browser fingerprint. I'm using CanvasFingerprintBlock on Chrome to block that. The Firefox equivalent doesn't seem to work. Here is an example of what the Chrome extension blocks.