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[liberationtech] Trackography

ɣęƈƞą vecnamcclaudio at
Thu Jan 8 06:45:11 PST 2015

by the way, just recently I've imported the new results, and now the online
map has France and Denmark, check it out

On Thu, Jan 8, 2015 at 2:35 PM, Aymeric Vitte <vitteaymeric at>

> I don't think jsdom either can cover all the cases, it does not/can't
> implement whatever is inside browsers, some time ago I made [1],

thank you, I'll see, I'm still evaluating. phantomjs remain at the moment
the best option.

> I forgot something: things that browsers are sending out without telling
> you, cf
> You don't take it into account?

I don't understand, my browser don't send these things :) or, I've to say
"depends from the website". we are mapping that for every website under

> I think the best would be to launch trackography from the browsers
> directly (makes me think to Collusion/LightBeam, but this plugin forgets to
> tell you about some links) and to proxy it to a server.

no, I avoid that on purpose. we are running traceroute (and probably I
can't manage it properly from a browser add-ons) for every included third
party, and the collection script will grow up to be more like a service.
once a while, fetch the list, perform test, send results.

browser add-ons are good to show how many trackers are present on your
navigation, there are some listed between our solutions page:

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