Apple’s Safari tracking prevention tool is flawed, can compromise user privacy, Google says

//Apple’s Safari tracking prevention tool is flawed, can compromise user privacy, Google says

Apple’s Safari tracking prevention tool is flawed, can compromise user privacy, Google says

Google engineers said a tool Apple developed to help users avoid web tracking is fundamentally flawed and creates more problems than it solves.The Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) feature on Apple’s Safari web browser, which is meant to block tracking software used by digital advertisers, can be abused to do the opposite, according to a paper released Wednesday by Google researchers. Google told Apple about the problem in August, and in December the iPhone maker published a blog post…

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