Category: Research

Tracking Anti-Trackers

By DPN Staff

Reading an article on The Independent about Facebook “tracking you across the internet” will expose you to more than 100 trackers.

The report addressed Facebook tracking your online activity.

“The site has long been known to watch people as they navigate around the rest of the internet, in the hope of learning more about them,” The Independent reports.

A Magnusson Institute test using popular tools such as Ghostery showed that an unprotected reader who actually visited the Independent’s page would be — in turn — exposed to over one hundred trackers.

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