Are you a chrome user? If yes, do you know Google Chrome is spying you? Google is well known for that they have records of everything typed into their search engine or links clicked from them and the ip address of its origins,.So them repeating this in Chrome browser really would be no surprise at all. Google is spying your browsing habits to improve their markets / services. They need to know about you to deliver related content and targeted ads.
According to Google, “Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier”.Unfortunately, each Google Chrome installation contains a unique ID to identify its user. Google doesn’t make it an easy job to remove this ID.
How to stop Google spying you using Chrome browser? Well, there is few software available to remove this Unique id.
UnChrome: UnChrome helps you with this task. It replaces your unique ID with Null values so that your browser cannot be identified any longer. The functionality of Google Chrome is not influenced by this. You only need to apply UnChrome once. No installation is required and UnChrome is completely free.
UnChrome is a free download, Windows only. For more information, please visit unchrome website
Chrome Privacy Guard: Chrome Privacy Guard is also a free windows based application, which provides anonymity and privacy to your chrome browser. For more information, please visit Google Chrome – Chrome Privacy Guard (CPG)
Any alternative to Chrome browser?
SRWare Iron: The browser of the future – based on the free Sourcecode “Chromium” – without any problems at privacy and security. Google’s Web browser Chrome thrilled with an extremely fast site rendering, a sleek design and innovative features. But it also gets critic from data protection specialists, for reasons such as creating a unique user ID or the submission of entries to Google to generate suggestions. SRWare Iron is a real alternative. The browser is based on the Chromium-source and offers the same features as Chrome – but without the critical points that the privacy concern.
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Iron is an open-source browser. At present, Windows, Mac and Linux versions are available. For more information, please visit SRWare website
I hope this post helps you to protect your privacy while surfing using Google Chrome browser. Just remember, there is no 100% privacy, security and freedom nowadays. Although we are aware of Google’s activities, it’s essential for Google to mine our data to help improve the services they provide. As I said earlier, they need to know about you to deliver related content and targeted ads. Enjoy Google’s services