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Chrome is getting worse.

Steer clear of Google Chrome if you value your privacy. They've just introduced a misleadingly labeled "privacy sandbox" feature, which, paradoxically, undermines user privacy rather than protecting it.

Linked on the 21st of February, 2024 Details

Wonders you can find on street view.

A site that compiles all the strange and interesting places you can spot on Google Street View.

Linked on the 31st of January, 2023 Details

They're not selling your data. It's much worse...

Note: playing video here allows YouTube to track you. View on YouTube or Invidious (tracking-free).

A great explanation of real time bidding and how your personal information does get shared by google (and many others) with thousands of third-parties, some in China and Russia. Whatever sneaky language they use to reassure you, this is the reality of the online advertising world.

Added on the 29th of May, 2022 Details

Product updates based on your feedback

Due to all the negative reactions, Google updates Chrome to make auto-login an option. Better but not perfect.
Linked on the 26th of September, 2018 Details

Why I’m done with Chrome

Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google site will auto-log you into Chrome. Not a good move.
Linked on the 24th of September, 2018 Details

Jaron Lanier: How we need to remake the internet

We cannot have a society in which, if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is through a third person who wishes to manipulate them.

Published on the 15th of April, 2018 Read full post