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 Post subject: Inconsistent User-Agent?
PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 4:16 pm 
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Some people like to randomize their browser User-Agent to mitigate fingerprinting and tracking. If you do this on this forum, it doesn't work.

Specifically, it forgets your login state unless you keep the User-Agent consistent within a session.

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PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 9:48 pm 
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It seems to me that the forum code uses a change in User-Agent as something that invalidates the session cookie.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:55 am 
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Indeed, that's what it seems to be doing. Annoying.


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:21 am 
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I brought this up with the other Administrators just now. I'll report back on what we come up with.

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