Opinion | I Visited 47 Sites. Hundreds of Trackers Followed Me.

Earlier this year, an editor working on The Times's Privacy Project asked me whether I'd be interested in having all my digital activity tracked, examined in meticulous detail and then published - you know, for journalism. "Hahaha," I said, and then I think I made an "at least buy me dinner first" joke, but it turned out he was serious.