The Electronic Frontier Foundation (they're the good folks on the digital frontier fighting for our digital rights) conducted a study of the uniquely identifiable information your browser regularly sends out in the open and found that "an overwhelming majority of web browsers have unique signatures — creating identifiable "fingerprints" that could be used to track you as you surf the Internet." That information includes things like operating system, browser and common plug-ins. [EFF]
Forget Cookies: Over 8 In 10 Browsers Have A Unique Fingerprint
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