Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies

Takamichi Saito, Rikita Koshiba

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Abstract

Web tracking technologies, such as supercookies and browser fingerprinting, continue to be developed, and the deletion of HTTP cookies and the use of private browsing may be insufficient to prevent web tracking. Several countermeasures exist against web tracking technologies, including browser history deletion, browser extensions that prevent web tracking, private browsing, and the Tor browser. However, the effectiveness of these approaches has not been determined. In this study, we investigated the effectiveness of these countermeasures, and the results indicate that different measures have different degrees of effectiveness.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInnovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019
EditorsLeonard Barolli, Fatos Xhafa, Omar K. Hussain
PublisherSpringer Verlag
Pages477-489
Number of pages13
ISBN (Print)9783030222628
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2020
Event13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing, IMIS 2019 - Sydney, Australia
Duration: 3 Jul 20195 Jul 2019

Publication series

NameAdvances in Intelligent Systems and Computing
Volume994
ISSN (Print)2194-5357
ISSN (Electronic)2194-5365

Conference

Conference13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing, IMIS 2019
CountryAustralia
CitySydney
Period3/07/195/07/19

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Saito, T., & Koshiba, R. (2020). Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies. In L. Barolli, F. Xhafa, & O. K. Hussain (Eds.), Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019 (pp. 477-489). (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; Vol. 994). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22263-5_46
Saito, Takamichi ; Koshiba, Rikita. / Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies. Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019. editor / Leonard Barolli ; Fatos Xhafa ; Omar K. Hussain. Springer Verlag, 2020. pp. 477-489 (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing).
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Saito, T & Koshiba, R 2020, Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies. in L Barolli, F Xhafa & OK Hussain (eds), Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 994, Springer Verlag, pp. 477-489, 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing, IMIS 2019, Sydney, Australia, 3/07/19. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22263-5_46

Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies. / Saito, Takamichi; Koshiba, Rikita.

Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019. ed. / Leonard Barolli; Fatos Xhafa; Omar K. Hussain. Springer Verlag, 2020. p. 477-489 (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; Vol. 994).

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Saito T, Koshiba R. Examination and Comparison of Countermeasures Against Web Tracking Technologies. In Barolli L, Xhafa F, Hussain OK, editors, Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing - Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Innovative Mobile and Internet Services in Ubiquitous Computing IMIS-2019. Springer Verlag. 2020. p. 477-489. (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22263-5_46