J. Eric Townsend (jet) Fri 17 Feb 12 08:47
<https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2012/02/time-make-amends-google-circumvents-priv acy-settings-safari-users> February 16, 2012 | By Peter Eckersley and Rainey Reitman and Lee Tien Google Circumvents Safari Privacy Protections - This is Why We Need Do Not Track Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal published evidence that Google has been circumventing the privacy settings of Safari and iPhone users, tracking them on non-Google sites despite Apple's default settings, which were intended to prevent such tracking. This tracking, discovered by Stanford researcher Jonathan Mayer, was a technical side-effecbtprobably an unintended side-effecbtof a system that Google built to pass social personalization information[...]
Gail Williams (gail) Fri 17 Feb 12 10:42
Probably-accidentally circumventing people's personal browser privacy settings? Yikes, that is scary.
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