For All Web Surfers - How To Help Counter Google's New Privacy Rules

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Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Select Professionals
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With Google's new privacy rules going into effect next month (which is only days away), it might be a good time to hop into your Google account and turn off your web browsing history collection - oh, you didn't know you had one?  Yep, it's true. 

Google wil be importing your browsing history into it's other applications, this after years and years of withholding that data separately within the search application.  But how to protect?  Google itself has a one-click solution that's easy to get to and turn off your Google web history.  Gizmodo does the best job of explaining it so here's the link:

http://gizmodo.com/5887967/how-to-remove-your-google-search-history-before-googles-new-privacy-policy-takes-effect

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Joan Whitebook
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Oh my -- thanks for the heads up on this one.  I am not sure there is any hope for privacy any more.

Feb 26, 2012 08:02 PM #1
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Jeff, I kep seeing the notice pop up - but didn't pay attention, Thanks for this info. I am rebloggig with your persmission.

Mar 01, 2012 03:06 AM #2
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Thanks for your suggestion.  All of us need to be very much aware that most of our internet activities will not be private.

Have an outstanding week.

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I actually find the Google history helpful for finding past engagements, images, photos, etc. 

 

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Phil Leng
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Hi Jeff,

I just did.

Thanks for the info.

The instructions were clear.

Thanks

Phil

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