Protecting Your Web Privacy with Free Software

Speaker: Pedro Barcha

Track: Security

Type: Short talk (20 minutes)

Room: Auditório

Time: Jul 20 (Sat), 14:30

Duration: 0:20


Web tracking is a common practice used to monitor the behavior of a particular user on a website. This kind of data is frequently unauthorizedly collected all over the web by big corporations and used or sold for targeted advertising, which is a huge privacy concern.


In this short talk, we are going to briefly cover the most common fingerprinting methods used for tracking purposes. Subsequently, we are going to explain how to fight them by enhancing your web browser with several Free Software solutions.


Anyone. No technical skills are required.