Fingerprinting Font Metrics Font Friday

These University of California, Berkeley researchers studied a method of compromising web user privacy, “fingerprinting” of online text: using font glyph* measuring techniques in various browsers to decipher text. (More pages, or buy the ebook or paperback, at books.google.com. Not to be confused with my post Fingerprint Font Friday.)

*Loosely, a typographic unit

Fingerprinting Web Users Through Font Metrics - Abstract

Fingerprinting Web Users Through Font Metrics - Introduction 2 of 2

 

 

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