Unfortuantly there isn't much we can do besides (a) not use the site, (b)
remove it from the site, or (c) contact the site owner and get them to
remove it (unlikely). So we are stuck with our "virtual condoms" until a
better solution is thought up. :(
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From: Code for Libraries [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Eric
Sent: Thursday, August 14, 2014 2:31 PM
To: [log in to unmask]
Subject: Re: [CODE4LIB] Canvas Fingerprinting by AddThis
I must say I'm surprised that most of the response to "libraries are letting
advertisers track patrons as they browse their catalogs" is discussion of
privacy condomware. Perhaps I've missed something?
> On Aug 14, 2014, at 1:39 PM, Karen Coyle <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Bill (&others), are you running PrivacyBadger alongside AdBlock? I'm
concerned about the confluence of decisions there, although tempted to try
>> On 8/13/14, 2:08 PM, William Denton wrote:
>>> On 13 August 2014, Karen Coyle wrote:
>>> *ps - I had a great cookie manager for a while, but it's no longer
around. Cookie control in browsers actually was easier a decade ago -
they've obviously been discouraged from including that software. If anyone
knows of a good cookie program or plugin, I'd like to hear about it.
>> I use Cookie Monster  and like it.
>> Related: on my work box I'm trying out the EFF's Privacy Badger ,
which I hope will be a success. At home I use Disconnect , which blocks
entire domains. It's great for cutting out cookies and junk like AddThis,
from Google or Yahoo. That's a harder way of tracking to avoid.
>>  https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/cookie-monster/
>>  https://www.eff.org/privacybadger 
> Karen Coyle
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