We Partnered With the Washington Post to Expose Fingerprinting

Scary stuff: Over a third of the most popular websites fingerprint you!

Digital fingerprinting is a problem that Disconnect's solutions have been addressing for almost a decade. So when we had the chance to work with Washington Post technology columnist Geoffrey Fowler to research the prevalence of fingerprinting on the web we hit the ground running, motivated by the opportunity to shed some light on this dark corner in the world of data tracking. The results of our testing were surprising even to us, more than one third of the top 500 U.S. websites used fingerprinting code capable of individually identifying your computer or phone. You can read the entire article here for more details.