The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has launched version 2.0 of its tracking and fingerprinting detection tool, Panopticlick
This version brings new tests to our existing tool, such as canvas and touch-capability fingerprinting, updating its ability to uniquely identify browsers with current techniques.
In addition, it adds a brand new suite of tests that detect how well your browser and extensions are protecting you from:
tracking by ads;
from tracking by invisible beacons; and also
whether they encourage compliance with the Do Not Track policy
, which EFF and a coalition
launched earlier this year.
We've also redesigned the site look and feel, including friendlier layout on mobile devices. If your browser lacks protections, Panopticlick 2.0 will recommend installing tools that are available on your platform, such as
, in order to get better protections as you navigate the Web.