TIL about "Ping Hyperlink Auditing"
What the fuck they are baking tracking into fcking HTML? 0____O

@ConnyDuck yeah :blobcatknife:
apparently it's been there for like 10 years but it's gaining prominence since google removed the ability to disable it via chrome flags. it can still be disabled by extensions like ublock origin, and it is disabled by ublock origin by default

@ConnyDuck luckily blocked by default by uBlock, so I actually appreciate it being activated by default - maybe surveillance-capitalist employed devs will use the ping feature instead of sneaky javascript? Not great that it exists though

@ConnyDuck thanks for the heads up, I'd never heard of it ether, and despite being a fan of Firefox, may end up switching to Brave.

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