Device fingerprinting

Can anyone explain in clear language what device fingerprinting is, how it is used and why it is important for web scraping? I want to understand the issue. But on various resources I find only grains of information

Affordable-Laptop 27-09-23, 11:23 p.m. Xummkis
Device fingerprinting is a way of identifying and distinguishing internet-connected devices based on their unique characteristics. These characteristics may include information about the browser, operating system, screen resolution, interface language and other technical parameters. Fingerprinting is used for a variety of purposes, including fraud protection and web traffic analysis. You can read more about this on this resource https://gologin.com/blog/device-fingerprinting-in-web-scraping
27-09-23, 11:31 p.m. Cimmit

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