Hiding resolution, browser versions, and other identifiers with Chromium?

Discussion in 'privacy technology' started by MonarchX, Mar 29, 2020.

  1. MonarchX

    MonarchX Registered Member

    Apr 27, 2019
    When Tor is used in its original windowed state, it shows resolution of 1000x1000. That's to prevent from your real display resolution from being recorded because it can be used as an identifier for your machine. The problem is that Tor nodes are often detected these days and on many sites Tor cannot be used to login or view something, even if you force strict node geolocations.

    Chrome and Chromium-based browsers do not hide your screen resolution when you use them in fullscreen or windowed modes. Can that be mitigated in some way other than changing screen resolutions in control panel? What about browser versions and other identifiers?
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