Just got this in an email
In just a few hours, new policies will take effect at Google, endangering your privacy.
Tech publication Gizmodo reports, “things you could do in relative anonymity today [like your web searches], will be explicitly associated with your name, your face, your phone number come March 1st.” And this applies retro-actively if you don’t act today.
sharing with my followers because your privacy matters! They had searches from 2008…even showed which pages of which Google Books I viewed and when…spooky.
For what little it’s worth (and not entirely related to this particular privacy issue), you can install a target-ad opt-out extension for your browser here. We shouldn’t have to opt out of information tracking in the first place, but this is a start. Perhaps we should all start surfing in Anonymous mode?