Minimize Google’s Tracking of You

A better than nothing video guide to asking Google not to keep as much information about your online behavior as they otherwise might.

It’s still a black box, though, and the only real assurance you have is that Google has some incentives to stay nice. It doesn’t always work out that way, of course.

In Google’s favor, notice how complete domination of the search market has lead the company to provide services that look a lot like public goods. Here is Wikiipedia on public goods.

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  1. Comment by Allisin Wonderland — 29 March 2012 @ 12:38 pm

    I recently got a macbook, my first apple product. I used to be quite rigid about computer security on my PCs but haven’t been able to find anything much about security on macs and apple products. Any insight on this? Are MacBooks, iPads, Safari, etc. really free from internet nasties? I am not convinced but most other mac users seem to be.

    Much thanks.

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