Tiffany B. Brown

Sniffing users’ browser history and Firefox extensions to stop it

Go read Niall Kennedy’s post about using JavaScript to sniff a user’s browser history.

It’s an inventive use of your user’s browser history, though I suspect it could potentially be used — in combination with cookies and logins — to detect which of your users are also regular porn surfers.

With that little bit of fearmongering out of the way, I’ll direct you to two Firefox extensions designed to stop such nosy coding (found in the comments on Niall’s post:

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