[kwlug-disc] DailyTech - Concerned About Privacy? You're Probably up to no Good, Says Google CEO
unsolicited at swiz.ca
Wed Dec 9 18:53:52 EST 2009
Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 12/09/2009 6:24 PM:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 5:27 PM, unsolicited <unsolicited at swiz.ca
> <mailto:unsolicited at swiz.ca>> wrote:
> Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 12/09/2009 4:54 PM:
> Re: Google search privacy:
> You can turn off web history. I did the day I learned that I can
> do so.
> Go here and turn it off:
> Can you be more specific? I get to account management, and don't
> know where to go from there given the bevy of choices.
> Do you see a "Web history" option? If you do, then web history is
> enabled for you and Google is customizing your searches depending on
> your search history.
> If you see it as "Try something new", then it is disabled.
Ah! Thanks for that. It is present, and viewable after I scroll down.
Going into it I could choose search history only, but it was already
set that way. I was then able to pause it. I gather that's about all I
can do. I saw nothing to delete, i.e. I have no history stored.
On the left, choosing trends shows it's unavailable. And I have no
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