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WebGL and 3D APIs

WebGL is a JavaScript API that is used to provide 3D graphics in a browser even if the user doesn’t have plugins to provide this functionality. Very cool right?

Well, not if you are going for privacy. Because that same technology can be used to make a fingerprint of your device to identify you as a user across time and space. That is – unless you are in Ghost Browser.

To disable the WebGL 3D APIs that are used to track you based on this fingerprinting technology, go to Menu –> Settings –> Advanced –> Privacy and toggle the setting to “Disable 3D APIs” on.

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