Google’s New Chrome Move: App detection interface sparks privacy worries

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by mood, Dec 8, 2019.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Google’s New Chrome Move: Another Reason To Switch To Firefox?
    December 6, 2019
    https://www.forbes.com/sites/kateof...hrome-move-another-reason-to-turn-to-firefox/
    The Register: If you want an example of how user concerns do not drive software development, check out this Google-backed API

    Get Installed Related Apps API
     
  2. mirimir

    mirimir Registered Member

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    This is why some of us don't use smartphones :eek:
     
  3. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Why would a browser need the ability to track which apps you're using? Seriously, Chrome is getting even more privacy invading, what the hell is going on with Google?
     
  4. Reality

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    The same as has always been going on with google. One of the most privacy invasive monsters to ever hit the world.
     
  5. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Apparently they are so confident that people won't dump them, that they now go all out. ProtonMail has also published an article about why Chrome can't be trusted:

    https://protonmail.com/blog/best-browser-for-privacy/
     
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