Tag: Incognito Mode

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Google settles Incognito Mode lawsuit by removing collected data

Google settles Incognito Mode lawsuit by removing collected data

Google has reached a final settlement with plaintiffs in a lawsuit accusing it of still collecting end-user data when using the Chrome browser in Incognito mode. The company promises to delete all the collected data, thereby avoiding paying damages. However, the settlement does not concern all user... Read more

date11 days ago
‘Google’s incognito mode is not really incognito’

‘Google’s incognito mode is not really incognito’

According to a Texan lawsuit, Google deceptively collects an array of personal data when a user has engaged in incognito mode. In January, Washington State, Indiana, Texas, and the state of Columbia filed separate suits against Google over deceptive location tracking and invasion of user privacy... Read more

date2 years ago
Google can’t stop Chrome Incognito lawsuit

Google can’t stop Chrome Incognito lawsuit

The class-action lawsuit against Google's incognito tracking policies can continue after the company was unable to stop it in court. US District Judge Lucy Koh authorized this continuation of the lawsuit, which says that Chrome’s private browsing mode (known as Incognito) should stop Google’s s... Read more

date3 years ago

Google makes it harder for websites to detect Incognito Mode

Google has removed a method that allows websites to detect visitors who have used Chrome's Incognito Mode. From the end of July onwards, websites will no longer be able to see whether or not a visitor has this mode enabled. Detecting the Incognito Mode was possible via the FileSystem API, writes ZDN... Read more

date5 years ago