Reply to post: Re: How much tracking information

Google's Privacy Budget doesn't add up, says Mozilla CTO - amazingly enough

ThatOne Silver badge

Re: How much tracking information

I guess tracking goes on like always. After all they are fingerprinting your computer, so even if you fire up a completely different browser, they'd still recognize the computer it's running upon. To escape fingerprinting you'd need to change computer and IP address (Internet connection), which is a lot of hassle for everyday use.

"Private mode" prevents website traces to be stored locally (cache, cookies), not your computer from being recognized out there. It's use is to hide your visiting porn sites from your (computer-savvy) spouse, not to avoid websites from recognizing your computer... Check this: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/common-myths-about-private-browsing

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