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The difficulties of defending against web tracking
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This article in our Royal Holloway information security series introduces the concept of web tracking, provides an overview of how organisations track users and discusses a few of the difficulties people may face when trying to defend against tracking
Table Of Contents
- Difficulties that arise while trying to defend ourselves against being tracked as we go about our daily lives on the internet.
- The concept of web tracking and how organisations track users.
- Web tracking and the types of organisations performing it.
- The downsides of being tracked, some of which can make for uneasy reading.
- Two of the main techniques used for carrying out web tracking.
- Common defences.
- Difficulties involved in trying to defend against being tracked online.
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