Re: User-Agent strings, privacy and Debian browsers
Joey Hess <email@example.com>:
> Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> > > On 11150 March 1977, Peter Eckersley wrote:
> > > > I've seen reports from very large sites indicating that
> > > > User-Agent
> > > > strings are almost as useful as cookies for tracking their
> > > > users.
> > >
> > > I cant believe this. Looking at the stats from packages.debian.org
> > > - U-A
> > > is the worst possible way to "track users". Would be totally dumb
> > > to try
> > > something with U-A:
> > Surely packages.debian.org is not a good example of a site with
> > generally few Debian users.
Anyway, you would combine User-Agent with other clues.