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Firefox Bolsters Privacy, Pulls Plug on Browser Canvas Fingerprinting

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2017
Firefox Bolsters Privacy, Pulls Plug on Browser Canvas Fingerprinting

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The Mozilla Foundation is boosting privacy in an upcoming version of its Firefox browser by removing the snooping capability called canvas fingerprinting, a method of tracking users across multiple websites.

The feature is expected to be removed in January 2018 with the introduction of Firefox 58, according to Mozilla.

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