[Noisebridge-discuss] You have until March 1 to delete your Google history. -- https://www.google.com/history/

Tony Longshanks LeTigre anthonyletigre at gmail.com
Sat Feb 25 17:32:21 PST 2012


*We will not be assimilated.

Resistance is fertile.*

On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 5:11 PM, girlgeek <girlgeek at wt.net> wrote:

>  With this never ending fight to maintain privacy I begin to wonder,
> Will it help maintain privacy at all to use different search engines at
> different times, either in some order or randomly?
> Anyone have any opinions?
> Thanks
> Claudia
>
>
> On 2/25/2012 4:25 PM, Nick Shapiro wrote:
>
>
>
> Perhaps you need to log in? If you have ever create a gmail account or
> other google product, you have a google identity that they use. If you're
> not logged into gmail most of the time, they may not have much info on you.
> I'm the first to admit that I'm not really an expert on Google's
> infrastructure. Hmm, but I see you sent this from gmail... so log in.
>
>
> When you log into
>
> https://www.google.com/history
>
> I would expcet to see one of two things.
>
> Either
> A)
> A long list of search terms and sites visited
>
> or
>
> B)
> The sentence:
> "Your search history is currently empty."
>
>
>
>
>
> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 4:18 PM, Christoph Maier <
> cm.hardware.software.elsewhere at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Nick Shapiro <me at nickshapiro.net>
> wrote:
> >>
> https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/02/how-remove-your-google-search-history-googles-new-privacy-policy-takes-effect
> >>
> >> 1) Go to http://www.google.com/history
> >> 2) Click "Remove all history"
> >>
> >> Doing this will also pause the gathering of any new data.
> >>
> >> I cannot find a clear answer, but it is implied that you will NOT be
> >> able to do this after March 1st, at least for data newer than 18
> >> months.
> > I get:
> >
> > Your Web History includes searches you've done on Google and pages
> > you've clicked in search results. Web History allows you to:
> >    See personalized search predictions as you type.
> >    Get results and recommendations that are tailored to your preferences.
> >    Search the full content of pages you've already seen.
> > You can view and edit your Web History from any computer by signing in
> > to your Google Account. Learn more.
> >
> > Does this mean that my Web History is already off?
> > Do I need to turn it on temporarily to erase whatever history may be
> > there, then turn it off again??
> >
> > Christoph
>
>
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