Flash Cookies and Privacy II: Now with HTML5 and ETag Respawning

Chris Hoofnagle, Mika Ayenson, Deitrich James Wambach, Ashkan Soltani and Nathan Good provide a follow-up to their 2009 study revealing the use of “Flash cookies” to track users. The authors reassess the flash cookies landscape and examine a new tracking vector, html5 local storage and cache-cookies via etags.
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