Printer Conpiracy Is True
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By etrigan - Last updated: Wednesday, October 26, 2005 - Save & Share - 2 Comments

I thought it was a joke when sent “this story”: but apparently it’s true.

bq. A research team led by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) recently broke the code behind tiny tracking dots that some color laser printers secretly hide in every document.

bq. The U.S. Secret Service admitted that the tracking information is part of a deal struck with selected color laser printer manufacturers, ostensibly to identify counterfeiters. However, the nature of the private information encoded in each document was not previously known. …

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2 Responses to “Printer Conpiracy Is True”

Comment from man in black
Time October 26, 2005 at 11:15 pm

Hello and welcome to last week

Comment from etrigan
Time October 27, 2005 at 2:54 pm

Hey! I’ve been buried in a film festival — sitting in the dark, removed from all news sources — for a week and EFF _just_ sent out the update.

Cut me some slack.

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