• Some top 100,000 websites collect everything you type-before you hit submit

    10 days ago - By Ars Technica

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    When you sign up for a newsletter, make a hotel reservation, or check out online, you probably take for granted that if you mistype your email address three times or change your mind and X out of the page, it doesn't matter. Nothing actually happens until you hit the Submit button, right? Well, maybe not. As with so many assumptions about the web, this isn't always the case, according to new research : A surprising number of websites are collecting some or all of your data as you type it into a digital form.
    Researchers from KU Leuven, Radboud University, and University of Lausanne...
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