Due to all the negative reactions, Google updates Chrome to make auto-login an option. Better but not perfect.
Starting with Chrome 69, logging into a Google site will auto-log you into Chrome. Not a good move.
“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” – Jaron Lanier
That explains my (lack of) search results on certain queries.
It does feel a little sinister.