AUTHOR: Luke Mulks

It's your device. It's your time. So make it your Internet.

QUIC in the wild, only for Google ad advantage

When we inspected web page traffic via chrome://net-internals, we discovered that QUIC requests were and still are being used for a majority of Google’s ad domains What is QUIC? Originally announced in 2013, QUIC (Quick UDP Internet Connections) is an experimental network protocol, which runs on top of the UDP protocol and is requested through port 443 with an Alternative Service HTTP request header flag (example: alt-svc:quic="googleads.g.doubleclick.net:443"). A…

Their connection, your data.

Why should users care about privacy, and protecting their data from being collected and sold by third parties? To put it simply, your digital data trail is the evidence of your human presence online. Your data is valuable, private, and most important, it’s yours. You are the owner of your data. This fact is often missed, accidentally or otherwise, when communicating about ad blocking and tracking protection. The ad and marketing industries have created an…