You are not as anonymous as you think online

Discussion in 'Computer Science & Culture' started by Plazma Inferno!, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Plazma Inferno! Ding Ding Ding Ding Administrator

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    You may not be anonymous as you think you are online; reveals a new study published on Frontiers in ICT. Your browsing behavior can indicate your personality and provide a unique digital signature which can identify you, sometimes after just 30-minutes of browsing.
    A research suggests a person’s personality traits can be deduced by their general internet usage. This differs from other studies that have only looked at the use of social media platforms, such as Facebook and Twitter. It shows that these behavioral signatures exist opens up new research into understanding online behavior.

    http://sciencebulletin.org/archives/1924.html
     
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  3. Beer w/Straw Transcendental Ignorance! Valued Senior Member

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    Damn!

    They can see I visit this forum.
     
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  5. Ophiolite Valued Senior Member

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    But I only visit those sites about sex changes and growing orchids in order to throw people off the scent!
     
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  7. geordief Registered Senior Member

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    Are you sure it is not a site dedicated to rare moths?
     
  8. sideshowbob Sorry, wrong number. Valued Senior Member

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    Deducing my personality traits probably isn't worth the effort.
     

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