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W3C's bright idea turned your battery into a SNITCH for websites

Discussion in 'The Register' started by RSS, Aug 4, 2015.

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    Blame HTML5's battery API – yes, you can read someone's battery status via JavaScript

    Site owners keen on user tracking, but blocked by the kind of militant user that installs AdBlock or similar, could instead look at someone's battery charge information to identify them.…

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