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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:54 AM   #1
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One of the reasons I have a hard time trusting Google

It appears that Google might have intentionally overridden privacy settings in Apple's Safari we browser (see link). I have been wary of Goggle in the past because I do not like the idea of somebody tracking my every move online. However, people here made a convincing case that the information being harvested was relatively innocuous and that one could opt out. I was sufficiently convinced that I was actively looking at buying a Android tablet. Now I'm not so sure in light of the claims made by some about Google bypassing user privacy settings.

Anybody else know anything else about this?
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Old Jan 28, 2013, 11:59 AM   #2
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This is fairly old news I believe. You might check these stories for other thoughts on the issue. I think the story you've linked to is just that a lawsuit has been filed/moving forward.

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/08/09/...mvention-case/

http://www.macrumors.com/2012/02/17/...o-track-users/
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