[IPOL discuss] Anonymous demos?

Nicolas Limare nicolas.limare at cmla.ens-cachan.fr
Thu Mar 8 16:02:00 CET 2012

On Thu, Mar 08, 2012 at 03:46:35PM +0100, José Lezama wrote:
> There is another side of the story which is that with a website you
> could track the visitors and figure out where the reviewers are from.
> For these cases a solution may be to put a disclaimer saying that the
> author has absolutely no access to the site statistics.

That would not be enough. The author could design the pages to
include an image or a script from another server, where he has an
access to the server logs. Anyone viewing the demo page would query
the external image/script, trigger a log entry, and disclose the
origin of the visit.

Nicolas LIMARE - CMLA - ENS Cachan    http://www.cmla.ens-cachan.fr/~limare/
IPOL - image processing on line                          http://www.ipol.im/
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