User:Mihail Bakalov/Trimester 2/NETWORK BASED PROTOTYPING

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SEARCH ENGINE FOR THIRD PARTY TRACKERS

When I installed the Lightbeam add-on and browsed around eight websites, I found out that 89 third-party applications were also accessing my personal data.

Those third-party sites are things like social-networking buttons, embedded scripts for online ads, cookies tracking user activity to create personalized features, widgets, and so on. They aren't necessarily a bad thing, but they know a lot about me and thats scary.

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This project is about the data that the trackers are pilling up for every person. The goal was to create something like a phonebook for all the trackers who know you on the web. Stalkers is a website were you can search through the websites tracking you. It uses data from a browser add-on called "Collusion", which is providing information about your data spread around the web.

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