Browsers can leave a unique trail on the Web, privacy group says

[IDG] The Electronic Frontier Foundation has created an online tool that details the wealth of information a Web browser reveals, which can pose privacy concerns when used to profile users.The EFF’s Panopticlick tool takes just a few seconds to pluck out information that a Web browser divulges when visiting a Web site, such as a user’s operating system, version numbers for plug-ins, system fonts and even screen size, color and depth.

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