In Protest of the Web{*} Bulldozer

Venting my frustrations about new web standards

Come off it Mr. Dent. You can’t win, you know. You can’t lie in front of the bulldozer indefinitely.

A story cropped up this morning on my feed. Someone had discovered that while visiting eBay, their web browser was running a port scan on localhost with WebSockets. Presumably, the browser fed that information back to eBay, so they could do a risk assessment of some sort. Is the user a part of a fraud network?