‘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
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
Google sued for 5 billion dollar for tracking users in incognito mode
Google is facing a 5 billion dollars lawsuit (445 billion euros) for tracking browsing history of users in Google's incognito mode.
The prosecutor accuses Google of collecting browsing history and consumer habits through website plug-ins and advertisements. The lawsuit alleges that Google's inco... Read more
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