Does strict fingerprinting blocking in Shields regularly reset my canvas hash?

I can’t get the same CanvasBlocker extension for Brave as I can for Firefox, so I want to know.

The short answer is “yes”, its changed per eTLD+1, per session.

The long answer is “it depends”, since there are possible ways clever attackers could strip the noise out of the canvas fingerprint to get a constant, but less identifying, canvas hash. This is true of canvas blocker too.


Is anyone trying to fix this loophole in Brave or CanvasBlocker?

It’s not a loophole as such. It’s a cat and mouse game that the trackers are constantly evolving and adjusting to new counter measures and we are doing the same.

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