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anon5788414938
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anon5788414938,
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1/13/2014 | 2:31:16 AM
Must use PC
Should be noted that you can't make these changes using a mobile device or tablet...
n2002
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n2002,
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1/12/2014 | 9:49:48 PM
Re: 5 things my azz
Dude. Take it easy. Move on to the next story or the next publication. This piece was incredibily helpful to me as it obviously was to others. Seriously, how much are you paying for the content? Idiots? How about you write the next story, I'm guessing you must be some kind of expert. 

 

To the writer/reporter. Outstanding. I would never know if you didn't write about it. Keep on keepin' on. 

 

 
PaulS681
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1/11/2014 | 5:51:49 PM
Re: GREAT INFO - MUCH NEEDED
These opt outs are great as long as you know about them. This article was needed as I didn't know about all of them. The other thing is you hope that if you do opt out you actually are. We have seen that with Facebook before.
BarbaraC789
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1/11/2014 | 4:04:40 PM
Re: GREAT INFO - MUCH NEEDED
You are the same type of people who blissfully hand over your entire life to Facebook without complaining, but call services like google (search, maps, mail, checkout etc) that actually help you get things done as "thugs". Shame on you.
AH HA
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1/11/2014 | 3:53:14 PM
The Best Fix
Of course, All the 'fixes' cited in the article assume that you signed up for Google in the first place.

If there is any benifit in using (or being used by) Google i have never seen it.

The best way to protect your privacy from The google's and Facebook's of the world is to not use them.

 

 
tomcat415
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1/11/2014 | 3:47:43 PM
Google Moral compass is Not pointing true North
And Google Has the Cheek to complain about Spam i think there moral compass is Not pointing true North
SBAllen
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1/11/2014 | 3:00:37 PM
Re: GREAT INFO - MUCH NEEDED
Google can't be allowed to act like a bunch of thugs; forcing things on you and having to beg them 'please, don't do that'. Don't you think?
danielcawrey
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1/11/2014 | 12:03:14 PM
Re: GREAT INFO - MUCH NEEDED
It's pretty interesting to think about just how many opt-ins Google has users on. I think it is something that everyone should consider. 

One of the things many people don't realize is that when they sign up for something Google-related, they are automatically opting in to a bunch of things by default!
fpgabuilder
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1/11/2014 | 11:27:13 AM
Steps I take to protect myself online...
1. Use Self Destructing Cookies plugin for Firefox. This way my activity is not tracked extensively. 2. When web page or an app asks permission to use location I politely say no and then provide zip code. 3. Never use my social network logins on another site.
anon1205648822
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1/11/2014 | 11:24:38 AM
Re: It's not paranoia when they really are watching you!
No it's not paranoia when they are really watching you. However it is paranoia when you worry about it!
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