Has Google “FLoCed” you? This website lets you know if your browser is using the new tech



The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a website that “will tell you whether your Chrome browser has been turned into a guinea pig” for the Federated Learning of Cohorts.

Google’s Federated Learning of Cohorts (FLoC) trial is underway in select areas around the globe. The tracking system has drawn scrutiny for privacy and security concerns. In fact, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) created a website to let people know if they’ve been “FLoCed.” So how does FLoC work and how is this system different than the old cookie-based method? And, most importantly, how do you know if you’ve been “FLoCed”?

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