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REAL-ID Phone Access Coming Soon



I tried setting my UA to '' once and found, sadly, that it breaks all sorts of sites whose frameworks or webmasters were too small minded to think about the absence of a user-agent.

As functionally inspired languages become more common and exhaustible case blocks filter in, perhaps this problem will be fixed by accident?

I love your concept of embedding agreements in UA. :)

On 4 March 2015 00:45:15 GMT+00:00, rysiek <[email protected]> wrote:
>Dnia wtorek, 3 marca 2015 11:50:07 Cathal Garvey pisze:
>>  > Hold on there. These are two different beasts. DNT is "please
>don't
>>  > track me" and of course it won't work.
>> 
>> In fact, it's worse. DNT, if set either way, is another pure bit of
>> browser entropy; it actually *assists* certain forms of tracking,
>> because it can be expected to remain invariant between visits of a
>given
>> browser/user.
>
>Absolutely. However, I did use to give even more bits of entropy bu
>setting my 
>UA String in a particular way:
>http://rys.io/en/56
>
>Now I just need to start filing lawsuits, I guess. ;)
>
>> This is just one of the things making me think the "web" needs a
>total
>> re-boot to redesign for security from the boots-up. Servers shouldn't
>> require user-agents to know how to treat visitors. Scripting is
>useful
>> for a rich experience but should be more sand-boxable (ideally,
>scripts
>> can be sandboxed to their position in the DOM tree!) and tightly
>> permission'd. Canvas and other elements should behave
>deterministically;
>> this should be part of browser test-suites. Browsers should be
>allowed
>> cache fonts but not disclose to the server whether they have a font
>in
>> their cache or not.
>
>But look, HTTP/2.0 is comming! Oh, wait:
>https://queue.acm.org/detail.cfm?id=2716278
>
>> DNT was another nail in the coffin. Either a browser can be tracked
>by
>> design, or it can't.
>
>+over9000
>
>-- 
>Pozdrawiam,
>MichaÅ? "rysiek" Woźniak
>
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