Date Added: Jul 2012
Life on the internet is a different experience. There are many parties who are interested in who the people are and what they do on the Web, all with different intentions. It is because of this that initiatives such as the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Platform for Privacy Preferences (P3P) were launched. Among the many examples of potential intrusions on the user personal privacy includes. Details of one hardware and software configuration, the browser one use, they assigned IP (Internet Protocol) address are readily available to the websites one visit. The IP address is usually sufficient to give an indication of one physical location.