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[liberationtech] Anonymous blogger outed by analytics signature

Collin Anderson collin at
Tue Nov 29 09:40:23 PST 2011

It turns out there are preexisting tools to take advantage of this novel fact. Here is an example of a freemium service using a Stanford analytics tag. 

Actually, let's try something cooler, like Iran's Fars News:


Blue Coat: (lol, sanctions):
SANA (Syria state media):

There are plenty of opportunities to explore.


Collin David Anderson ( | @cda | Washington, D.C.

> On Wed, 2011-11-16 at 10:20 -0800, Peter Thoenen wrote:
> > Known issue and resolved:
> > 
> > Firefox - ( [tell it to set a new random anonymous analytic cookie every sessin] 
> > 
> > Chrome - [doesn't do it as well but does the job]
> Please read more carefully. The cited issue is on -the blogger's side-
> (ie in the blog setup), not the reader's/commenter's side (ie browsing).
> This should be evident from the title, but is spelled out in detail in
> the article.
> > Everybody Else - SOL
> An interesting stance to take on a list dedicated to battling the
> default SOL condition for "everyone else".
> -- 
> Mathematics is the supreme nostalgia of our time.
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