Author Topic: OpenLedger is tracking you.  (Read 2392 times)

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Looks like Abit knocked that out in no time flat, nice having response developers!  Looks like they are on a monthly release schedule for core so well need to wait for March.

it's UI, so 2 weeks

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Looks like Abit knocked that out in no time flat, nice having response developers!  Looks like they are on a monthly release schedule for core so well need to wait for March.

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That's not cool, this kind of analytics should be only within the openledger web wallet. Bit of an invasion of privacy without prior approval :/

Its removal sounds appropriate.

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And I don't mean due to the transparent nature of the blockchain.

Try to connect to the Berlin node,  toggle the devtools.

You'll see, from w.js, a GET /widgets/2/w.js?ref=some-unique-identifier HTTP/1.1

As if that wasn't enough, there's also a cookie (it stays the same between program restarts), and also your (also very unique) User Agent is sent with every request too - check the request headers for this.

So not one, not two, but three unique tracking mechanisms at first glance.


Well done, whoever added that. Well done.