Google quietly slips Do Not Track into Chrome
Posted on 7 Nov 2012 at 08:25
Author: Barry Collins
Privacy feature added to latest version of Chrome browser, but Google's not exactly shouting about it
Fill in the form to send this article to a friend
A Needed Stimulus?
Reading this I was spurred to delete most of the cookies on my PC, something I had not done for a while. Apart from making me feel better it probably gains me little but, life is all about feelings.
By Jonesr18 on 7 Nov 2012
Out of control
I do understand that many of the nets free features are in-fact not free but paid for by monitoring my on-line habits. However, after a single day of browsing, the number of tracking cookies loaded is unbelievable. Many of these having nothing whatsoever to do with the websites and the content I have viewed. I think rather than an opted in system, browsers should come with a feature whereby we can store the ones we wish to keep such as login cookies, shopping cart etc. but automatically delete everything else when we exit.
By Autodine on 8 Nov 2012
Thanks. Off topic, is it just me, or are your 'latest reviews' from 2009 somewhat, erm, obsolete?!
By scoobie on 8 Nov 2012
- What is Google Inbox?
- Windows 10 release date, features and how to get the Technical Preview
- Google announces the Nexus 6, Nexus 9 and the arrival of Android Lollipop
- Lenovo and Ashton Kutcher launch Yoga Tablet 2 Pro, Yoga Tablet 2 and Yoga 3 Pro
- Lenovo Yoga event live stream: watch Ashton Kutcher's tablet launch live
- HTC shows off Desire Eye selfie phone and periscope-like camera
- Xim: the slideshow app to get excited about
- Adobe has more apps for iOS, but none for Android
- How to download and install Windows 10 Technical Preview
- iPhone 6 Plus "less likely to bend than HTC One"
- Google Glass: mugger bait, pub problem and other lessons learned from two dangerous weeks
- Twitter, please don't fiddle with my feed
- How Satya Nadella can get some pay-raise karma
- Windows 10: a step back to go forward
- Michael Dell: Cloud infrastructure is the roads, bridges and highways of the 21st century
- How to check your identity hasn’t been sold to the hackers
- Tim Cook: this is how much TV has changed since the 70s
- Westminster wins the .London battle
- 20 years of PC Pro: from deep pan pizza to virtualisation
- Five reasons why the Apple Watch leaves me cold
- How to write your company's IT security policy
- The key to choosing a secure password
- Please stop reposting fake Facebook messages
- Is Facebook safe for business?
- Don't rely on Chrome's password vault
- Facebook Graph Search: don't panic
- Gmail drafts and Pastebin: could they evade the email snoops?
- Applying for a job at GCHQ? Here's your plain-text password
- Google two-step verification: a must for business email
- Yes, I write down my passwords