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#52560 - 10/02/19 03:23 AM privacy and Google
jchuzi Offline


Registered: 08/04/09
Loc: New York State
If you want to have your Google data evaporate to preserve privacy, read How to Set Your Google Data to Self-Destruct I stopped using Google awhile ago in favor of DuckDuckGo precisely because of data tracking concerns.
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#52562 - 10/02/19 07:59 AM Re: privacy and Google [Re: jchuzi]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
I logged in at the posted URL, and all I saw was "No Activity," I suppose because I NEVER log in to Google. grin
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#52566 - 10/02/19 09:42 AM Re: privacy and Google [Re: artie505]
Ira L Offline


Registered: 08/13/09
Loc: California
If you don't have a Google account, so you can't log in in the first place, does that mean you have "No Activity", too?
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#52568 - 10/02/19 10:04 AM Re: privacy and Google [Re: Ira L]
artie505 Online


Registered: 08/04/09
Originally Posted By: Ira L
If you don't have a Google account, so you can't log in in the first place, does that mean you have "No Activity", too?

It may be paranoia, but I assume that Google (and, for that matter, Facebook) keeps a dossier of activity emanating from my ISP address, but it's not specifically tied to me as an individual.

Maybe it's because of AdBlock For Safari, but I never see targeted ads; I do, however, get search results that appear to take my ISP address into consideration.

And I"m not the least bit certain that that makes the least bit of sense. crazy
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