"Spy pixels in emails have become endemic"

Petite Abeille petite.abeille at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 13:58:43 GMT 2021

> On Feb 17, 2021, at 14:52, Louis Brauer <louis at brauer.family> wrote:
> Am Mi, 17. Feb 2021, um 10:38, schrieb Petite Abeille:
>> C: gemini://example.org
>> S: 30 gemini://example.org/trackerid
>> C: gemini://example.org/trackerid
>> S: 20 text/tracked
> A "data:base64..." embedded image, if there is such a thing in Gemini, doesn't trigger a network request.

The above was to illustrate the use of redirects to uniquely tag URLs, without any use consent. 

Nothing to do with data: URI. 

Even though a data URI could contains resources which could trigger network activities.


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