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How Secure is Your Web Browser?

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A free online test service reveals how much personal data your web browser is giving away.

data websites can get from your browser.

Panopticlick is a free online test service that shows you how much data can be collected quietly and invisibly as you surf around online. It’s provided by the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization that advocates for privacy online.

Like people, web browsers have fingerprints that can be used to identify you and track where you go online. Go to https://pantopticlick.eff.org with your favorite web browser, click the Test Me button, and see how your browser performs.

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