electronic footprint

Related to electronic footprint: Electronic signature, digital footprint

electronic footprint

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(Computer Science) computing data that identifies a computer that has connected to a particular website
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It is only a matter of time though before I am ambushed by some algorithm somewhere and labelled a cowboy, another Lone Ranger, and my electronic footprint discarded - but I can live quite happily with such a rejection.
Cobra also has the most up-to-date search systems, meaning we can find everything out about a bad debtor, all the real-time information, without leaving an electronic footprint.
The precise tracking of my activities, of course, allows Facebook to place ads for products it thinks I will like in my "news feed." Unwilling to leave an electronic footprint on an advertiser's site, I have never once clicked on an ad in my "news feed." But I have nonetheless wondered why some of these ads seem so frighteningly appropriate - almost as if an invisible Facebook bot has escaped from my laptop and is following me around.
"Getting to know someone via their electronic footprint is, therefore, not just for the younger generation, but also for those with more money on the table," the study stated.
STF officers claim that tracking Muneer became a wild goose chase as he left no " electronic footprint" behind.
"Thanks to the new processor, not only does the electronic footprint shrink to make VitalPatch smaller, but now the electronics can be thrown away along with the patch after a single use due to much lower cost."
"If gardai arrest an alleged online dealer, then there will be an electronic footprint right on his computer.
He added: "The school is equipped with wireless internet access in all facilities and classrooms, electronic footprint technology, as well as a barcode system for attendance and dismissal," confirming that the new iPad devices are required for students in all academic classes.
Investigating the electronic footprint left by researching may also yield results after the fact.
The question of what to do with one's ''digital assets'' is as big as America's electronic footprint. A person's online musings, photos and videos -- such as a popular cooking blog or a gaming avatar that has acquired a certain status online -- can be worth considerable value to an estate.

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