Mozilla CTO Eric Rescorla raised several concerns regarding the privacy budget proposal of Google to restrict thefingerprints.
Google's privacy budget is a proposal to restrict a user's fingerprinting by measuring the amount of information requested by websites, blocking possibly accessing those revealing details once a certain limit is exceeded.
"Our analysis identifies a number of potential issues with the proposal that call into question its practicality", writes Rescorla noting that it is particularly difficult to correctly estimate the amount of information TechRadar needs you!
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Mozilla is not the only browser to have raised eyebrows at Google's new proposal, and others Chrome -rivals such as Brave have also shared their objections , according to The Registry.
Finger in every pie
Part of the larger target Privacy Sandbox initiative aimed at developing new standards for websites in order to deliver a personalized experience without compromising a user's privacy, the Privacy Budget proposal aimsto rule over browser fingerprints.
Browser fingerprints are an online tracking technique that collects
While Rescorla thinks Google's proposal is "an attractive idea," he worries about the feasibility of the plan, sharing his objections in a detailed technical analysis.
In In addition to raising concerns about the difficulty of estimating the amount of information
Additionally, he adds that perhaps the plan itself could be used. to track users who completely thwart their objectif.
"We appreciate Mozilla 's commitment throughout this process, as we are all working to create a more private website without third-party cookies and other forms of invasive tracking . This is our collaborative process working as expected, "a Google spokesperson said in The Register welcoming Mozilla's comments.
via The registry