Chapter Twenty Three. Privacy Analysis for the Casual User with Bugnosis
Briefly, web bugs are invisible elements on a web page used to record the fact that the page was visited, and sometimes to communicate additional information about the user or computer doing the viewing. It can be pretty hard to say what the purpose of a particular web bug is without looking at the ultimate processing of the data that it helps gather, and Bugnosis doesn’t even try. Rather, Bugnosis just helps to drive home this simple fact: the Web isn’t just a glimmering, clickable newspaper. The Web watches you read.
Now, people who work on ...