Changes between Initial Version and Version 1 of Ticket #12609, comment 19


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Aug 22, 2014, 2:22:45 PM (5 years ago)
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  • Ticket #12609, comment 19

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    33> Just about the only thing that would convince me otherwise is if this fingerprinting could be done invisibly, without the user becoming aware of it via a full screen video suddenly playing.
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    5 It can. The element does not have to be a video, and we can exit fullscreen mode right away (without user interaction) after the screen dimensions have been extracted.
     5It can. The element does not have to be a video (or even be visible), and we can exit fullscreen mode right away (without user interaction) after the screen dimensions have been extracted.
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    77Here's a v2 proof of concept that leaves fullscreen after 500 ms. Obviously this flicker could be reduced much further (100 ms worked fine, 10 ms didn't), but I'm not familiar enough with JavaScript and FS API race conditions to try.