Charlie Harvey

Ethical tech — 10 ways to keep your digital life free and secure

This is a rewrite of an article that first appeared in the Internet Showdown issue of New Internatoinalist magazine. I have expanded some sections and rephrased others.


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  • #241

    alex

    Then, after all, why are you tracking people on your own site?

  • #242

    Anonymous coward

    Hey Alex,



    Like I say in the privacy statement, I only log anonymized info.



    "I anonymize the last byte of your IP address with the piwik AnonymizeIP plugin. That means that rather than your IP showing as 74.125.230.116, I would see 74.125.230.0 . "



    This gets aggregated monthly which ought to make it more difficult to deanonymize a visit. Be interested to hear if other people can suggest better ways to achieve this.