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Google quietly slips Do Not Track into Chrome

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

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User comments

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

Interesting article

Thanks. Off topic, is it just me, or are your 'latest reviews' from 2009 somewhat, erm, obsolete?!

By scoobie on 8 Nov 2012

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