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b. Protection against tracking mechanism, Tracking mechanism used (other than cookie)
c. Capability and usability in removing the tracking mechanism
d. Capability of the browser to show/list the data from the tracking mechanism
e. Presence of addons that list/delete the data
This project would look at different browsers that are used by general population and understand the tracking mechanisms (other than cookies) employed by the browser. These tracking mechanisms are not visible like cookies and need to be explored by getting into developer tools on the browser This sort of tracking has an impact on privacy and to some extent on security. This project would also look at how these tracking mechanisms can be removed or at least how the contents of these tracking mechanisms can be deleted
The plan to start by replicating the experiments/methodology that is found here: Belloro, S., & Mylonas, A. (2018). I know what you did last summer: New persistent tracking mechanisms in the wild. IEEE Access, 6, 52779-52792. , and has been presented by Alexios to the London Chapter meeting in November 2018. Then, we plan to expand the work by including other tracking technologies and third-party software (i.e. addons) that can be used to enhance the protection that is offered by current browsers.
This is where you can link to the key locations for project files, including setup programs, the source code repository, online documentation, a Wiki Home Page, threaded discussions about the project, and Issue Tracking system, etc.
leader_name1=Shruti Kulkarni email@example.com leader__name2=Stefano Belloro leader__email2=Stefano.firstname.lastname@example.org leader__name3=Alexios Mylonas email@example.com
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