Chinese websites feed appetite for real news
The most popular websites, Beijingcream.com, shanghaiist.com and the daily newsletter Sinocism, have been started in the past few years to meet the increased demand for China news that is not covered by state media. The largest of those sites, …
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Top sites (and maybe the NSA) track users with “device fingerprinting”
That suggests device fingerprinting may be used much the way tracking cookies are used to follow people as they browse from site to site, even though fingerprinting isn't covered by most laws governing cookies and websites' Do Not Track policies.
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