Posts Tagged ‘Google Privacy’

Google Privacy Blocks Websites from Tracking You

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

This seems like a step in the right direction … Although it is a little bit weird that it has Google’s name on it, yet isn’t actually a Google product.

Privacy has moved into the public focus in recent years. Initiatives like Mozilla’s Do Not Track Header try to improve user privacy on the Internet. Google Privacy is a Firefox add-on that tries to enforce do not track on popular websites. The name may suggest that the add-on has been created by Google but that is not the case. It is likely that it concentrated on Google in the beginning, and that support for other websites have been added later on in development.