| ||Ask HN: How prevalent is non-cookie-based web tracking today?|
140 points by ryeguy_24 37 days ago | hide | past | web | favorite | 63 comments |
|I just started reading about things like Header Enhancement and SuperCookies and find them to be quite egregious. Does anyone know how much of this activity is being used by big known companies?|
For example, I just found out that my account settings at Verizon Wireless were allowing them to use Header Enhancement (UIDH) adding a unique identifier on every http request I sent. So, if I log in to a site, they can associate the UIDH with my account so next time I’m in browser incognito mode, they already know who I am (or have a good guess).
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