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> But that hash is a regular, fast hash that takes like 1µs to compute right?

They use SHA512 which is fast, but noticeable for large enough files.

> Or is this meant to spite the 0.01% of visitors that really try not to be tracked and have turned off javascript?

Yes, the point is that it works with blockers.




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