Elsevier Has Deployed an End-user Tracking Tool for Security. Should Users Be Concerned About Their Privacy?

“Earlier this year, Elsevier quietly began using a tracking system to detect potentially fraudulent behavior on their sites. This should come as a surprise to exactly no one. Elsevier and other publishers have been concerned about malicious behavior on their sites for a very long time. Elsevier is not the only publisher to use this class of online fraudulent behavior security service …” (more)

[Todd Carpenter, The Scholarly Kitchen, 13 October]

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