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A public notice about your private history (Or Google will do bad things to you).
Legal Insurrection ^ | 2/27/12 | Kathleen McCaffrey

Posted on 02/27/2012 6:55:39 PM PST by Lakeshark

I don’t worry that some of my information can be easily accessed on the web. I think I’m typical of most people in my generation who have grown accustomed to taking privacy into their own hands. My rule of thumb is this: if it’s a free service on the internet, you’re probably the product. In many instances, that’s not a terrible trade off. Facebook, for example, uses my information to target ads to my profile, but I can think of worse violations of my privacy in exchange for an easy platform to share information with my friends.

Google is revising their privacy policy in March, though, and it doesn’t look up my alley (and it probably won’t be up yours). So don’t wait for some dopey Congressman to slap a large, sweeping law that will invade more of your personal liberties (think SOPA). Take matters into your own hands and enter a 21st century frame of mind, one filled with personal responsibility: How to Remove Your Google Search History Before Google’s New Privacy Policy Takes Effect (courtesy of the Electronic Frontier Foundation).

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Go to the link to find how to remove Google history from your computer. You'll be glad you did. Do it now, before March 1!!!
1 posted on 02/27/2012 6:55:46 PM PST by Lakeshark
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To: Lakeshark

http://news.yahoo.com/how-to-remove-your-google-web-data-history.html


2 posted on 02/27/2012 6:57:20 PM PST by Doogle (((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated)))
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To: Lakeshark
After spending 40 years as a government employee I learned to live with my stuff being an open public book.

Until you are ready to grant federal employees some privacy rights, there's nothing in this concern for me.

3 posted on 02/27/2012 7:00:31 PM PST by muawiyah
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To: All; onyx; Jim Robinson; TitansAFC; null and void; Darksheare; nicmarlo; Borax Queen; Windflier; ...
Ping all your lists, everyone on FR needs to know this.
4 posted on 02/27/2012 7:01:10 PM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: Lakeshark

I have yet to understand what they can collect from simple Google searches if I don’t have any Google company accounts.


5 posted on 02/27/2012 7:02:43 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: Doogle

Thank you.


6 posted on 02/27/2012 7:02:49 PM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: Doogle; Lakeshark

Thanks for the info and links, guys. Just fixed it! :)


7 posted on 02/27/2012 7:11:10 PM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: Lakeshark

Quit google.

https://www.ixquick.com/eng/


8 posted on 02/27/2012 7:11:26 PM PST by Principled
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To: Lakeshark

I do not have or use google.

I will ping my lists.

Thank you very much, dear Sharky!


9 posted on 02/27/2012 7:18:29 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Lakeshark; Abbeville Conservative; abigailsmybaby; afnamvet; alley cat; antceecee; APatientMan; ...
Non-political important, take action, FYI! : Sarah Palin's List

10 posted on 02/27/2012 7:21:57 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Lakeshark; kalee; TitansAFC; LuvFreeRepublic; Sea Parrot; SweetCaroline; matthew fuller; ...
Non-political important, take action, FYI! : Newt Gingrich's List

11 posted on 02/27/2012 7:24:34 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: Lakeshark

I have 16 yahoo mail accounts and 10 google accounts. When I search I never log in. Firefox removes my cookies and history and I use several erasers..including the age old delete %temp%. My ISP # is a central AT&T server. I’m not afraid of Google...


12 posted on 02/27/2012 7:28:02 PM PST by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2011)
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To: onyx

I don’t use google so I’m okay, right?


13 posted on 02/27/2012 7:32:59 PM PST by Marcella (Newt will bash Hussein in debates - Newt needs money.)
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To: Marcella

I think so, because I do not have google on my computer either.


14 posted on 02/27/2012 7:34:43 PM PST by onyx (SUPPORT FREE REPUBLIC, DONATE MONTHLY. If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, let me know.)
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To: GodBlessUSA; Mrs.Nooseman; Kathy in Alaska; AZamericonnie; HiJinx; Colonel_Flagg; BIGLOOK; ...

Canteen privacy ping!

I used the link and got it done in a couple of clicks. Well worth it for your peace of mind. :)


15 posted on 02/27/2012 7:36:13 PM PST by LUV W (This space reserved for heroes............my AF son....our troops....the vets from all wars...)
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To: LUV W

I did it just this afternoon.


16 posted on 02/27/2012 7:40:17 PM PST by The Mayor ("If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat" — Ronald Reagan)
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To: musicman

BFLR


17 posted on 02/27/2012 7:41:21 PM PST by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: onyx
I stopped using google after they became so leftwing with their search site pop ups. I use bing now.

Onyx, Newt will be on O'Reilly tomorrow night! talking about his energy program

18 posted on 02/27/2012 7:43:53 PM PST by katiedidit1 ("This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever." the Irish)
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To: Lakeshark

good luck getting google out of your life. google is tracking every page view you make on just about any website you are on including the free republic. just right-click in your browser, choose view source, then search for ‘google’.


19 posted on 02/27/2012 7:46:52 PM PST by jjw
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To: jjw

search for UA- to find the javascript that is tracking your page view.


20 posted on 02/27/2012 7:48:14 PM PST by jjw
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