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Google adds new privacy protections for Chrome extensions

Google adds new privacy protections for Chrome extensions

It finally seems like people are becoming more aware about the importance of privacy online. Google has been working to improve its public image when it comes to user data privacy recently, including setting new privacy standards for Chrome extensions last year. Now the company is announcing an update to its developer policy that limits what developers of extensions can do with user data, as well as provides increased transparency regarding data-use practices.

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Searching Google for the wrong thing at the wrong time could put you on the police's radar

Searching Google for the wrong thing at the wrong time could put you on the police's radar

Google has been talking big about user privacy lately, but how far does that actually extend? Newly released court documents show that Google has given authorities broad swaths of information revealing not just an individual's search history, but disclosing everyone who has searched for specific keywords at the wrong time.

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