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Browser Fingerprinting: 93% of all user configurations are unique

If you want to protect yourself from being tracked, you could disallow websites putting cookie files on your computer. Contrary to popular belief, there are also other techniques for tracking. Every time you request a website, a digital fingerprint of your computer can be created, which can be used to recognize your computer in the future. I was able to proof this thesis in my diploma thesis and detailed field research with more than 20.000 browser fingerprints.