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== User Agent ==
  
Article need to updated. Some comdline arguments no longer support in the chromium. See more - http://peter.sh/experiments/chromium-command-line-switches/
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I've noticed that changing the user agent as suggested, using chromium flags, actually has the reversed effect i.e. you become "more" unique vs. not using this flag.
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Therefore be sure you test both variants...
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[[User:Archydan|Archydan]] ([[User talk:Archydan|talk]]) 13:38, 25 November 2015 (UTC)
  
[[User:Unikum|Unikum]] ([[User talk:Unikum|talk]]) 08:32, 26 March 2013 (UTC)
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:Also, its worth keeping in mind that methods other than '''User Agents''' are involved in '''Fingerprinting''', "''The site you are visiting may choose to analyze your browser using JavaScript, Flash and other methods. It may look for what types of fonts you have installed, the language you’ve set, the add-ons you’ve installed, and other factors.''"
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:https://panopticlick.eff.org/about [[User:M00t|M00t]] ([[User talk:M00t|talk]]) 10:25, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
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::[https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Chromium/Tips_and_tricks&diff=414187&oldid=413402] [https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php?title=Chromium/Tips_and_tricks&diff=414192&oldid=414188] Can this be closed? -- [[User:Alad|Alad]] ([[User talk:Alad|talk]]) 17:05, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
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::I edited your post with your signature... please remember to sign your posts by typing four tildes in the future. [[User:Graysky|Graysky]] ([[User talk:Graysky|talk]]) 15:30, 2 January 2016 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 13:36, 18 September 2017

User Agent

I've noticed that changing the user agent as suggested, using chromium flags, actually has the reversed effect i.e. you become "more" unique vs. not using this flag. Therefore be sure you test both variants... Archydan (talk) 13:38, 25 November 2015 (UTC)

Also, its worth keeping in mind that methods other than User Agents are involved in Fingerprinting, "The site you are visiting may choose to analyze your browser using JavaScript, Flash and other methods. It may look for what types of fonts you have installed, the language you’ve set, the add-ons you’ve installed, and other factors."
https://panopticlick.eff.org/about M00t (talk) 10:25, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
[1] [2] Can this be closed? -- Alad (talk) 17:05, 2 January 2016 (UTC)
I edited your post with your signature... please remember to sign your posts by typing four tildes in the future. Graysky (talk) 15:30, 2 January 2016 (UTC)