Think you’re not being tracked? Now websites turn to audio fingerprinting to follow you

May 30th, 2016|

Online trackers add audio fingerprinting to their arsenal of tools to identify and follow people on the web. New research into web-tracking techniques has found some websites using audio fingerprinting for identifying and monitoring web users. During a scan of one million websites, researchers at Princeton University have found that a number of them use the AudioContext API to identify an audio [...]